Energy and Sustainability

The DGS Office of Energy and Sustainability (OE&S) is responsible for ensuring that the purchase and consumption of energy in State operations minimizes costs and enhances sustainability. OE&S purchases electricity, oversees the State’s Energy Performance Contracting program, manages the State Energy Database, and chairs the Maryland Green Purchasing Committee. OE&S plays a key role in organizing, coordinating and managing State operations towards a clean energy future.


2020 BY THE NUMBERS 

EPC Pro​gram

27 Active Projects
$265,587,565: Construction Costs
$24,950,400: Annual Savings
112,412 Tons: Annual CO2 Reduction

Energy Purchasing

$134,887,464: Total Electricity Purchases (FY19)
$84,801,011: Savings from Energy Purchasing Strategies (FY12-FY19)
13.2%: Renewable Energy Purchases

Green Purchasing

​$32,339,005: Environmentally Preferable Procurement (EPP) on Statewide Contracts
10: Statutory Member Agencies of the Green Purchasing Committee

State Energy Database

2008: Launch of State-Wide Database
15,400: Active Utility Accounts Tracked
120: Accounts Payable that DGS Monitors
14,800: Utility Meters Tracked
1.9 Million: Utility Invoices Tracked since 2007
11,000: Utility Invoices Processed Monthly


Director
David St. Jean

Chief, Data Management & Sustainability Initiatives
Emily Soontornsaratool

Chief, Energy Market Solutions & Special Projects
Lionel Hill