Find out how much you can save by going solar in Maryland.
Maryland has aggressively pursued alternative energy projects with a goal of generating 1,250 megawatts of electricity through renewable fuels.
Solar Installed: 716.9 MW (276.9 MW in 2016)
National Ranking: 14th (13th in 2016)
State Homes Powered by Solar: 76,000
Percentage of State’s Electricity from Solar: 2.64%
Solar Jobs and Ranking: 5,429 (12th in 2016)
Solar Companies in State: 212 companies total; 15 Manufacturers, 116 Installers/Developers, 79 Others
Total Solar Investment in State: $2,212.48 million ($740.15 million in 2016)
Price Declines: 64% over last 5 years
Growth Projections and Ranking: 2,021 MW over next 5 years (ranks 14th)
Maryland Solar Farm was completed in 2012. This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 20 MW of electricity — enough to power over 2,130 Maryland homes.
Several large retailers in Maryland have gone solar including Albertsons, All Seasons Farm and Delmarva Feed. IKEA has installed one of the largest such installations with 4 MW of solar capacity at their location in Perryville.
At 1 MW, Elkton Solar in Elkton is among the largest solar installations in Maryland. This project has enough electric capacity to power more than 170 homes. There are so many reasons that solar is becoming an energy option of choice for financially and environmentally savvy consumers and commercial enterprises. Other benefits to consider:
- Reduced electric costs
- Higher resale value for properties
- Investment with guaranteed rate of return that increases as the cost of living goes up
- Guilt free use of electricity for greater comfort, efficiency and convenience
- Contributing to a cleaner, healthier planet.
Affordable Solar in Maryland
30% Federal Tax Credit
Renewable Energy Credits
(worth $ thousands!)
Profit From Overproduction
Key Organizations in Maryland
Going Solar In Maryland Is As Easy As 1 2 3:
Talk to Our Solar Consultant
Review Your Custom Solar Design.
We Install Your Solar System.
Connecting Your Solar System To The Grid
Enjoy Your Lifetime Savings.