For over 30 years, MDV-SEIA has led the policy changes that have created and expanded the solar markets in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia. MDV-SEIA recently expanded its focus into Delaware and looks forward to introducing key legislation in 2018.
Recent Policy Successes
2019 Clean Energy Jobs Act passes with a solar carve out of 14.5%
2017 Veto Override of the Clean Energy Jobs Act
2015 Community Solar Pilot
2019 Mandate set for 100% renewable electricity by 2032
2018 Solar carve out increase to 10%
2016 RPS increase to 50%
2019 Net metering cap lifted for cooperatives and their customers can now install solar projects which meet 125% of their needs
2018 5.5 GW of solar and wind energy designated in the public interest
2017 3 bills including a Community Solar Pilot, Small Agricultural Generation, and Permit by Rule modifications
MDV-SEIA participates in multiple collaborative processes and campaigns to further grow solar energy and provide security for thousands of solar jobs. Learn more about how you can get involved in propelling the solar industry forward with MDV-SEIA.