Frederick County is home to more than 20 Green companies including the US Department of Agriculture and Focus Forward on Green, a renewable energy demonstration facility through the Great Frederick Fair. Frederick County is number one in the state in the number of organic farms, and second for the total value of organic farms.
The Renewable/Sustainable industries enjoy Frederick County's low tax structure, fast track permitting assistance and lower development costs. Start-up companies also benefit from Frederick's commitment to two high-tech incubator locations, Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc. (FITCI), FITCI's mission also includes the support of Renewable/Sustainable companies.
Renewable/Sustainable Programs & Initiatives
Frederick County Office of Sustainability
Frederick County Commercial Recycling Program
Frederick County Economic Development Agriculture Programs
Frederick County Workforce Services
Focus Forward on Green: The Great Frederick Fair
Maryland "Green" Programs
Maryland, one of 10 states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, is a strong supporter of a wide variety of energy funding assistance programs. Tax credits, loan and grant programs are available for business and residential applications through the Maryland Energy Administration. For more information about any of these programs, visit www.energy.maryland.gov.
Geothermal Heat Pump Grants
Green Building Tax Credit
BioHeat Tax Credit Heat Program
Clean Energy Production Tax Credit
Windswept Grant Program
Farm Energy Audit Program
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