Making informed decisions about energy requires understanding where energy comes from (energy source) and how it is used (energy demand). Explore energy efficiency measures and small renewable energy technologies for home, farm, and ranch.

Explore an Energy 101 topic:

  • Energy Hierarchy Pyramid

    Energy Priorities

    Decision-making tool for energy saving measures.

  • Electrical Outlet

    Energy Defined

    Overview of Maryland's energy production and use.

  • Coal Generation Plant near bay

    Conventional Energy

    Overview of conventional energy sources in Maryland.

  • Wind turbines and solar panel

    Alternative Energy

    Overview of alternative energy sources in Maryland.

  • Water flowing in creek

    Hydropower

    Explore micro-hydropower for your home or farm.

  • Smog coming from Power Station

    Carbon and Climate

    The impact of energy on greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Energy Policy Word Cloud

    Energy Policy

    Maryland's energy goals and Renewable Portfolio Standard.