Full Name
Brandon Bowser
Job Title
Section Chief, Clean Energy and Resilience
Maryland Energy Administration
Speaker Bio
Brandon Bowser is the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) Section Chief for Clean Energy and Resilience. Brandon supervises an eight (8) member team of Energy Program Managers, Energy Specialists, and Rebate Administrators with whom he works to develop incentive programs that help Maryland communities, critical infrastructure, businesses, nonprofits, and other organizations adopt clean and resilient energy technologies like solar PV, battery energy storage, microgrids, and more. Notably, he led the design of MEA's award-winning Resilient Maryland Program, which provides planning and installation grants for microgrids, resiliency hubs, and other distributed energy resource (DER) systems. Brandon continues to manage Resilient Maryland in addition to his other MEA duties, which include serving as MEA's Emergency Management Coordinator, serving as ESF-12: Power Infrastructure Lead during State emergency activations, contributing to energy policy, among others. Brandon has also served as MEA's Energy Resilience Program Manager, Commercial & Industrial Program Manager, and Clean Energy Grants Administrator in prior roles with the agency. He also worked briefly with a private commercial energy consulting firm, where he managed a team of Energy Analysts that worked on tenant utility calculation, analysis, and billing. Brandon holds a Master's Degree in Finance, and a Bachelor's Degree in Energy Business & Finance, both from Penn State University. You can find him exploring local wineries, reading, and going to rock concerts in his spare time.
Brandon Bowser