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Chris Rice

Chief-of-Staff at The Maryland Energy Administration

Chris Rice

Nearly 20 years of focused expertise leading the development of the Clean Energy Economy.  Awarded a Proclamation by the Governor of Maryland and appointed to numerous boards. Chris is currently the Chief-of-Staff at The Maryland Energy Administration.

"I'm passionate about investing in ventures and opportunities that support clean and green energy, as well as transportation."
Chris Rice
Chair & Co-Owner

Career Highlights

Green Energy

Chris Rice has spent nearly two decades promoting Green Energy including an appointment to the Appalachian Regional Commission’s Energy Policy Committee, and the Northeast Regional Biomass Program’s Steering Committee. In addition Chris oversaw the Renewable Energy Tax Credit Program which brought 415 MW of renewable energy online.

Climate & Emissions

Chris was issued a Governor’s Proclamation for his outstanding work on the Maryland Climate Change Commission.

Clean Energy Economy

With a $60 million budget, Chris oversaw the development and execution of approximately 20 programs encouraging the development of the clean energy economy

Electric Vehicles

A relentless advocate, Chris was selected to sit on Maryland’s Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Council. He led the electrification grants that led to thousands of new EV Chargers across the state.

Work History

Maryland Energy Administration



Maryland Energy Administration

Director of Programs

Maryland Energy Administration

Program Manager

Tip Top Poultry

Chemist &Microbiologist

Done Rite Painting


Commercial and Residential painting services.


Bachelor’s of Science Degree,
Biology, Alumni

State and Local Governments Program Certification

Awards & Appointments

Contact Chris Rice

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