ANNAPOLIS, MD (May 12, 2011) –TOMORROW, Governor Martin O’Malley will join key energy stakeholders for an important discussion on the future of energy in Maryland. Discussions will focus on energy efficiency; new generation, including renewables; greenhouse gas emissions; and energy-related jobs and the new economy.
The Administration continues its commitment to a clean energy future for Maryland. Governor O’Malley has set strategic energy goals <http://www.statestat.maryland.gov/gdu.asp> to move Maryland towards a strong renewable energy future and leverage Maryland’s assets to compete and win in the new economy. In the 2011 legislative session, Governor O’Malley fought for offshore wind legislation <http://www.governor.maryland.gov/pressreleases/110323.asp> and successfully passed legislation <http://www.governor.maryland.gov/legislationchecklist.asp> for electric vehicles <http://www.governor.maryland.gov/pressreleases/110422.asp> , solar water heating systems, electricity net metering, and reliability standards for Maryland utility companies.
WHAT: Governor O’Malley to host Maryland Energy Summit
WHEN: TOMORROW, Friday, May 13, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. (Before the 2011 Solar and Wind Expo)
WHERE: Timonium Fair Grounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium, MD