Tag: Maryland


House Bill 207, approved unanimously in both the Maryland House and Senate and expected to be signed by Governor Martin O’Malley this Thursday, May 15, 2014 broadens the definition of a “high performance building” to include any building that complies Read more…


A package of local government bills introduced on January 29th aim to ensure that Montgomery County, Maryland remains at the sustainability forefront. The legislation submitted by Councilmember Roger Berliner is a model for local government environmental and energy initiatives, at Read more…


Maryland is primed to expand and incentivize use of the International Green Construction Code. In 2011, Maryland was the first state in the country to authorize use of the IgCC for private and public construction. It is not surprising the Read more…


After toeing the line for the past few weeks, just this morning the Maryland state legislature passed a bill (SB 791) that will provide robust and sustainable solar growth for years to come. Passing the State Senate 37-9, it is Read more…


Maryland policymakers are considering two bills that would kick solar growth into high gear. With a solid 2% solar goal and core policies like net metering driving in-state growth, Maryland is already well on its way to building a robust Read more…


As the home of some pioneering community solar projects, Maryland’s clean energy champions are seeking to establish a platform on which these renewable energy arrangements can flourish. Recently introduced as Senate Bill 595, state lawmakers will be considering a proposal Read more…


Over the past year and to the chagrin of many, Maryland has struggled to ensure that its net metering program remains an effective policy mechanism for the future of solar deployment. Of particular concern was legislation passed in 2010 that Read more…

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