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Maryland Solar

Data Current Through:
Q1 2024
Maryland.pdf (2.48 MB)
Solar Installed (MW):
National Ranking:
20th (30th in 2023)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
266,917 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
Solar Jobs:
Solar Companies in State:
208 (19 Manufacturers, 105 Installers/Developers, 84 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State:
$5.2 billion
Prices have fallen
43% over the last 10 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
2,314 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 27th)
Number Of Installations:

Maryland has aggressively pursued alternative energy projects with a goal of generating 1,250 megawatts of electricity through renewable fuels. 

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Notable Solar Installations in Maryland

  • Great Bay Solar 1 in Princess Anne was developed by Pioneer Green Solar and came online in 2018. This 99 MW project produces enough electricity to power 12,227 homes..5
  • Home Depot, Amazon, and Target have all gone solar in Maryland. Home Depot's 5 MW project in Baltimore is one of the largest corporate projects in the state. 
  • At 29 MW, Todd Solar in Hurlock is among the largest solar installations in Maryland. Completed by Invenergy in 2021, this solar project has enough electric capacity to power more than 3,582 homes.

Check out our Major Solar Projects List for more notable installations.

SEIA Solar Policy Priorities

  • Support policies that promote long‐term SREC contracts

Solar Companies in Maryland

Looking for a local installer? Use SolarReviews to get company reviews and estimates for solar in your area. You can also view the average costs for installing solar in Maryland, based on real price data from installed systems and solar quotes.

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If you're looking for information about local solar companies, check out EnergySage's list of solar companies in Maryland, where you can check out information about each company and see real customer reviews.

Maryland State Solar Policy Resources

Official SEIA State Affiliate: Maryland-DC-Delaware-Virginia Solar Energy Industries Association (MDV SEIA)

DSIRE Incentives Database - Maryland - Search a public clearinghouse for specific solar energy incentives in Maryland and across the United States

Maryland Energy Administration - Find a wide variety of information on state government energy programs, policy, projects, energy-saving strategies and energy-related statistics

Maryland General Assembly - Track pending legislation affecting solar energy, locate and contact individual legislators, and stay up to date on current legislative issues in Maryland

Maryland Public Service Commission - Learn about the governing body that regulates the electricity rates and services of Maryland public utilities

Maryland Solar Panels Overview - Learn about the history of solar policy in Maryland, along with up-to-date pricing information on EnergySage

Solar Panel Cost in Maryland - Learn about the history of solar policy in Maryland, along with up-to-date pricing information on EnergySage

Solar Rebates & Incentives in Maryland - Check out EnergySage's list of key solar incentives in Maryland to see what programs you can benefit from

U.S. Energy Information Administration Maryland State Profile - Explore official energy statistics, including data on electricity supply and demand, from the U.S. government