The Solar Power World Top 250: The Top Solar Contractors In Maryland

Maryland solar contractors on the Solar Power World Top 250 Contractors list have installed a total of more than 90MW of U.S. solar. More than 20MW were installed in 2012, outranking Nevada and Massachusetts. Maryland-based companies on the Solar Power World Top 250 Contractors list comprise more than 280 employees.

Maryland Key Facts:

• 1,900 solar power jobs; 120 solar companies • Requiring the state’s electricity suppliers to procure at least 2% from solar resources by the year 2022 through its Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), Maryland is expected to deploy approximately 1,250 MW of solar PV capacity by 2022.

• Beginning in 2012, Maryland will require that systems must be connected with the distribution grid serving the state to satisfy compliance with the state’s solar objectives.

• Offers a corporate clean-energy production tax credit for wind and solar-thermal electric systems: $0.0085/kWh ($0.005/kWh for co-fired electricity).

• With 10,859 homes powered by solar energy, Maryland ranks 14th in the nation for number of solar-powered homes.

• In 2012, $205 million was invested in Maryland to install solar on homes and businesses. This represents a 74% increase over the previous year, and is expected to grow again this year.

RANK COMPANY TOTAL
MEGAWATTS 2012
TOTAL
MEGAWATTS INSTALLED
EMPLOYEES YEAR FOUNDED CITY STATE UTILITY COMMERCIAL RESIDENTIAL
36 Astrum Solar 12 25 200 2007 Annapolis Junction MD   Commercial Residential
51 Standard Solar 7.92 30 65 2004 Rockville MD Utility Commercial Residential
64 Solar Energy World 6 9.2 75 2009 Elkridge MD   Commercial Residential
151 Got Electric 1 7 10 2006 Germantown MD   Commercial Residential
201 BITHENERGY 0.32 30 6 2009 Baltimore MD Utility Commercial  
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