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Prince George's County - Green Power Purchasing (Maryland)
DSIRE/DtAdd 2005-05-05  +
DSIRE/Id MD09R  +
DSIRE/LstUpdt June 18, 2009  +
Incentive/Active false  +
Incentive/ApplDsc Local Government  +
Incentive/ContAddr 9400 Peppercorn Place  +
Incentive/ContAddr2 Suite 500  +
Incentive/ContDept Prince George's County Department of Environmental Protection  +
Incentive/ContEmail DERcares@co.pg.md.us  +
Incentive/ContName Information - Prince George's County  +
Incentive/ContPhone (301) 883-5810  +
Incentive/ContPlace Largo, Maryland  +
Incentive/ContWebsite http://www.co.pg.md.us/Government/AgencyIndex/DER/index.asp?h=20&s=40&n=0&mode=Show  +
Incentive/ContZip 20774  +
Incentive/DsireSyncDate 2011-04-30 16:17:53  +
Incentive/EnergyCat Renewable Energy Incentive Programs  +
Incentive/ImplSector Local  +
Incentive/Name Prince George's County - Green Power Purchasing  +
Incentive/PrcntRenew 10% in 2008 with further goal of 20% in 2011 if practical  +
Incentive/Source Wind  +
Incentive/Summary In May 2005, Montgomery County signed a co …
In May 2005, Montgomery County signed a contract with Washington Gas Energy Services and its wind energy supplier, Community Energy, to supply 5% of a multi-jurisdictional group's power with wind-energy resources. The contract applies to six county agencies, 11 municipalities and Prince George's County. This group agreed to purchase 38.4 million kilowatt-hours per year for two years from wind facilities in West Virginia. In early 2006, the county and its partners doubled their purchase to 10% and will purchase approximately 65.9 million kWh of wind generated electricity during 2008. The group has further plans to increase this purchase to 20% by 2011 if practical. The group's commitment to purchase wind power was influenced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's designation of metropolitan Washington, DC, as a severe ozone non-attainment area. As a result of this designation, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC, approved State Implementation Plans (SIPs) in February 2004 in order to meet the national Ambient Air Quality Standard for ground-level ozone. These SIPs include the first state submissions of wind-energy purchases as control measures in regional air-quality plans required under the Clean Air Act. The wind purchase is designed to reduce dangerous ozone transport caused by fossil-fuel power plants in upwind areas.
fossil-fuel power plants in upwind areas.  +
Incentive/TechDsc Wind +
Incentive/Type Green Power Purchasing +
OpenEI/PageDescription Prince George's County - Green Power Purchasing: energy incentive program.  +
OpenEI/PageKeyword Energy Incentives  + , Maryland  + , Green Power Purchasing  +
Place Maryland: Energy Resources +
Website http://www.epa.gov/greenpower/partners/partners/montgomerycountywindbuyersgroup.htm  +
Categories Rules Regulations Policies Incentive Programs , Incentive with Contacts
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