Sustainable Energy temporarily suspended Clean Energy Program and Energy Star and Green Leasing Program grant applications in June 2022 to relocate and transition operations to the Department of the Environment for the new fiscal year. We expect to recommence processing grants soon and will keep you updated on changes. Thank you for your patience.
WHO WE ARE
Sustainable Energy's objective is to provide reliable and environmentally sound energy solutions that enhance the quality of life of Prince George’s County residents’ while concomitantly maximizing energy savings. The program coordinates the County’s efforts to reduce the 3 Cs of Energy: CONSUMPTION, COST, and CARBON EMISSIONS.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
ü Reduce County-wide greenhouse gas (GHG) or carbon emissions by 80% below 2008 levels by 2050;
ü Meet 20% of County government buildings electricity demand with distributed, renewable energy generation by 2022;
ü Help grant recipients achieve at least 15% energy savings for energy efficiency projects and 10% energy savings for solar projects;
ü Help grant recipients reduce energy consumption by 20% or greater for office buildings and multifamily dwellings.
The County government has set forth actionable strategies in order to lead by example and help facilitate broad residents’ participation in becoming more energy conscious and efficient throughout the community. The following themes have emerged that inform selection of strategies and measures.