Maryland Articles

Northeastern States Map the Challenges of Electrification

The only way to achieve climate targets in the Northeast is to start electrifying transportation and heating to a high level. According to the report “Action Plan to Accelerate Strategic Electrification in the Northeast,” a committee of over 30 stakeholders is laying the groundwork for a massive revamp of the region’s electric power consumption to meet climate goals.
External News

Tesla to Close a Dozen Solar Facilities in Nine States

Electric car maker Tesla’s move to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three internal company documents and seven current and former Tesla solar employees.

Can Electrification Short-Circuit the Utility Death Spiral?

The road to electrifying heating and transportation in the United States is being mapped out by Electric Power Research Institute and The Brattle Group. Their forecasts show that different paths may yield a range of environmental, business and health benefits. Electrification could also stoke the fire of utility profits, which has dimmed in recent years.

Maryland Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Score 6.00 / 8
Score 8.50 / 20
Score 7.00 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
87 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
46 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
34 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC

of people in Maryland support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(+4 of the national average)
(est. 3,562,634 of 4,052,639 adults)

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