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Maryland began the process of deregulating their energy market in 1999. The state legislature passed the Electric Utility Industry Restructuring Act that changed the face of the MD utility industry. Under the act, Maryland residents had a choice to choose their power supplier from either their utility or a retail energy supplier (REP). By 2007, the utilities in the state had completely restructured and independent retail energy providers we able to offer their services to Maryland residents. Below you will find more information about energy usage, rates, solar potential and energy sources in Maryland.

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Usage for Maryland

Monthly average household energy usage in MD compared to the national average.

Rates for Huntingtown, Maryland

Home and business owners in Huntingtown, MD have the option of switching electricity providers which can significantly lower your electricity bill. Here are some of the top plans in your area:

Your Price to Compare: 7.64¢
Best RateTop Pick
Rate per kWh
7.19¢
Plan Length
36 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Constellation

36 Month Home Power Plan

$200 Constellation Connect Home Security Special Offer
Plan Details
Best Green
Rate per kWh
7.69¢
Plan Length
6 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Clearview Energy

Clear Green Guarantee 6

100% Renewable Sources
Plan Details
Rate per kWh
7.59¢
Plan Length
24 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Constellation

24 Month Home Power Plan

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
7.79¢
Plan Length
12 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Constellation

12 Month Home Power Plan

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
8.02¢
Plan Length
12 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Sperian Energy

12 Month Fixed

Plan Details

Solar Score for Maryland

Maryland Solar Score: 48

The Solar Score represents how good of a candidate you are for a home solar installation. We take into account a combination of factors specific to your area. Using these factors, we can determine how long it would take for a home solar installation to pay for itself. Maryland has received a solar score of 48. Below is a description for each area of the graph:

    • Red = “Not Viable” meaning a solar installation would not be cost-effective.
    • Yellow = “Viable” meaning a solar installation would pay for itself over time.
    • Green = “Very Viable” meaning a solar installation would pay for itself quickly and has large savings potential.

Sources for Maryland

Maryland produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.

  • Coal and nuclear power account for nearly 75% of Maryland’s total energy production
  • 40% of Maryland residents use electricity to heat their homes in the winter
  • Maryland is home to the Conowingo hydroelectric power plant, one of the biggest hydroelectric plants in the US
  • Natural gas has been increasing in the last decade but is still far behind coal and nuclear power in MD

Locations

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Research

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