MD Solar News

Maryland Solar 101: The Solar Lease

Are you thinking of switching to solar power but dreading the thought of parting with a lot of money to do it? If you live in Maryland, your worries could be over. It’s one of several states to offer solar leasing, and a Maryland solar lease will allow you to take advantage of the many […]

Top 5 Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill in Maryland

For most of us, saving money means weeding our household budgets to remove items we don’t fundamentally need. It’s easy to identify the luxuries, but what about necessities like electricity? We find ourselves wanting to reduce our utility bill, but what if electricity weren’t quite the necessity we’ve grown up believing that it was? More […]

Top Solar Companies in Maryland

Over the last few years, legislation in Maryland has made it easier than ever to convert homes to solar energy. Converting to solar has already helped residents across the state save money and help the environment. Today, it is easier than ever to convert your home to solar energy. Here are just s few of […]

Why has Maryland become a leader in solar in the US?

The United States is experiencing an economic slump and energy costs are rising higher at an alarming rate. Electricity rates continue to go up. As a commodity that is part of supply and demand, energy companies continue to raise prices to meet demand and make up for the struggling economy. The more energy that the […]

Maryland Is Going Solar

Traditional means of electricity are killing our budgets and ruining our planet. The average person in America is struggling and solar power can help. At one time, it seemed like a pipe dream, but solar energy becomes more affordable, popular, and varied all the time. It is truly a thing of the future, and it’s […]

Lowering Electric Bills in Maryland

Virtually everyone would love to have lower electric bills. This is as true in Maryland as anywhere. When it comes to money, how much you will save depends entirely on how much Maryland solar energy that you buy compared to the price of power plant electricity. It also depends on where you live, as rural […]

For-Profit Solar Group Sets Sights on Churches, Schools

In University of Maryland, the roof of the Church of the Brethren is adorned not with religious symbols, but with solar panels. The group responsible for the solar panel installation, the for-profit University Park Solar, includes members of the church’s congregation like Don Monroe. “In this church,” Monroe said, “there’s a real sort of consciousness […]

January 2012 SRECTrade Auction Results: Where is Market Demand?

SRECTrade’s January 2012 SREC Auction closed last week. Below are the clearing prices by vintage across the markets SRECTrade is currently active in. January 2012 SREC Prices Energy Year Ending State 2010 2011 2012* Delaware – - $65.00 Maryland In-State – $204.99 Read More: January 2012 SRECTrade Auction Results: Where is Market Demand?

SunEdison to move HQ to California, as solar tax laws are revised

California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. visited the new headquarters of SunEdison yesterday, to mark the company’s decision to establish its world headquarters in the state. The company, currently headquartered in Maryland, has decided to make the move following actions by Governor Brown and the state Legislature to create a friendlier business environment in California. […]

U.S. Dept of Energy – Solar Decathlon 2011

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency. was on hand to check out this […]