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News Release | Environment Maryland

Since 2009, the United States has increased its solar power generation 40-fold and upped its electric production from wind by more than 270 percent, according to a new report released today by Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group. The study also highlights advances in energy savings, the increased use of energy storage and the tremendous growth of electric vehicle sales. 

Report | Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group
News Release | Environment Maryland Research and Policy Center

Since 2009, Maryland has seen an increase of 35,090%  in the amount of electricity it gets from the sun, and a 550% increase in wind power production, according to a new report released today by Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center. The report also highlights advances in the use of energy storage and electric vehicles, and Maryland is ranked 16th among the states for improvements in electricity energy efficiency programs.

Blog Post

Today, we submitted testimony in support of Council Bill 19-0401, the Comprehensive Bag Reduction, a Baltimore City bill to ban single use plastic bags.

Report | Environment Maryland Research and Policy Center

The Clean Water Act, adopted in 1972 with overwhelming bi-partisan support, had the farsighted and righteous goal of making all our waterways safe for swimming. Yet 46 years later, all too often, Americans visiting their favorite beach are met by an advisory warning that the water is unsafe for swimming.

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Energy Sage

Have you ever thought about going solar at your home or business? Environment Maryland has partnered with EnergySage to make finding your local solar options easy. Find out more.