Updated: November 22, 2021
By Drew Schiavone

To better understand the role that solar PV plays in Maryland’s energy market, we’ll start by considering the state’s total energy sector. Maryland currently consumes nearly five and a half times as much energy as it produces (EIA, 2021k), while ranking as the eighth lowest state in terms of per capita energy consumption (EIA, 2021h) and energy-intensity per real GDP dollar(EIA, 2021f). 

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