Energy & Sustainability
The future is bright for Maryland’s solar industry. Astrum Solar®, a leading residential solar power provider and part of the Direct Energy® family of brands, is expanding its headquarters and tripling its footprint in Howard County. With help from a $500,000 loan from the Maryland Department of Business and Economic
The second annual InvestMaryland Challenge is in full swing. If your business is in need of a jump start, check out this site for more information about the national business competition. The Challenge offers applicants free admission to networking events, social media promotion, scoring and feedback from judges, exposure to venture capital firms and angel investors
Maryland government agencies have a history of funding worker training projects, but never before has training been made so widely available across an entire industry. Under the direction of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, the EARN (Employment Advancement Right Now) Maryland Workforce Training Initiative is now offering an unprecedented opportunity for
ANNAPOLIS, MD (June 5, 2013) – Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that Rachel King, co-founder and CEO of GlycoMimetics in Gaithersburg, has been named chair of the Maryland Life Sciences Advisory Board (LSAB). King will replace chair H. Thomas Watkins, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Human Genome Sciences, Inc.,
A wind energy project, approved by the Maryland Public Service Commission, could bring up to 24 wind turbines to a mountainous area in Frostburg, the Associated Press reports. Fourmile Wind Energy LLC, of Annapolis-based Synergics, is leading the project, which is planned for Fourmile Ridge and the western slope of Big Savage Mountain, according
Finalists in the general industry category of the InvestMaryland Challenge represent some of the most innovative start-ups in Maryland and beyond.
Maryland’s farming industry employs roughly 350,000 people. Among them, few have law degrees and even fewer may be fully aware of their options when facing a lawsuit. In an effort to protect the state’s farmers from costly legal debacles, academics are planning a study to determine which services or clinics would
Marylanders are taking advantage of sunny days and saving on their electric bills. The state ranked eighth among markets for solar installation, based on a recent study released by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association, the Star Democrat reported.
Cash may not grown on trees, but a pair of University of Maryland alums just got thousands of dollars out of their innovative vegetable gardens. Earth Starter LLC was named winner of the Cupid’s Cup Business & Innovation Showcase and Competition, sponsored by the Robert H. Smith School of Business at
Passage of the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013 has opened the door for hundreds of employment, subcontracting, joint venture and strategic alliance opportunities for Maryland businesses. The Business Coalition for Maryland Offshore Wind will highlight these opportunities during the “Offshore Wind = Onshore Jobs: A Supply Chain Forum,”