Department of Climate & Energy

The Department of Climate & Energy works in support of county and regional goals to address climate change and to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in accordance with local, state, and federal targets. This work also increases Frederick County’s energy independence, provides economic opportunity and technological advancement, improves the resiliency of County operations, and attracts federal and state funding. 

 Our climate adaptation and mitigation efforts center around the following initiatives: 

  • Climate and Energy Action Plans (CEAP);
  • Clean Fleet and Electric Vehicle Infrastructure;
  • Building Energy and Resiliency;
  • Clean Energy Procurement.