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Energy Board

Committee Title
Energy Board
Committee Description


The Energy Board is a subcommittee of the BRCPC. The Energy Board manages a portfolio of electric and natural gas requirements from participating entities. These decisions are guided by an energy management consultant and managed with a Chair.

Purpose and Mission

  • Manage price risk for both electric and natural gas portfolios through an 80/20 hedging strategy.
  • Ensure that participants meet their renewable energy requirements.
  • Inform participants of industry innovations and news.


Presently, there are 24 local entities participating in the Energy Board. The voting members of the Board include the founding entities: Anne Arundel County, City of Annapolis, City of Baltimore, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Howard County, Harford County, and the City of Westminster.

Chair: Matthew Carpenter, Baltimore County Government, or 410-887-3880.

Energy Management Consultant: Noel Chesser, enelX, 443-524-2887.

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