Maryland Community Solar


​The Maryland Public Service Commission serves as the Program Manager for Maryland's Community Solar Pilot Program, and now the permanent Community Solar Program. This webpage provides information for each project that has been provided solar capacity in the Pilot Program. This information has been provided by the Subscriber Organizations and is updated at least quarterly. Items in red are updates from the last querterly report.

​Signing Up for Community Solar

The spreadsheet (below) should help you identify a solar project within your electric utility service area (see column B). At present, Community Solar is only offered for residents of the BGE, Pepco, Potomac Edison, and Delmarva Power utility service areas.

Look for projects that are accepting new subscribers. This information may be found in Column K. Contact information for the subscribing organization can be found in Column J.

Information about special discounts available to Low-and-Moderate Income subscribers will be discussed in Column M. If you are eligible, consider discussing these special discounts with the Subscriber Management Organization listed in Column J. Publicly available data is provided by Excel spreadsheet (below).​

A Current Listing of Community Solar Projects in Maryland

Description of Data

Electric Utility Name: A utility must have an approved Community Solar tariff approved by the Maryland Public Service Commission to participate in the Community Solar Pilot Program. The spreadsheet has been presorted by Electric Utility Name.

The next six columns provide information regarding the solar array.

Project Name: This is the solar project name that will be used when describing the project to the public. It may or may not be the legal name of the project, for example “SolarSun Community Solar Development Project, LLC" may simply go by the name of “SolarSun."

Community Solar Capacity Category: This column designates which category of the Community Solar Pilot Program the project has received capacity under. There are four official categories: Open, Small/Brownfield/Other, LMI, and Very Small. For ease of understanding, the Small/Brownfield/Other category may also include information designating whether the project is associated with a brownfield or with a Low-and-Moderate Income condition.

Communitiy Solar Array Location: This is the location of the solar array by address or latitude/longitude as some locations do not have an address assigned yet).

Project Development Status: This allows the viewer to determine where the project is in the development process. Normal responses would be Design and Development, Under Construction, In Service, Cancelled, On-hold/ Waitlist, but other status designations are also possible.

Project Size: This column provides the project size in kilowatts of AC (alternating current) power. The size of the project in direct current (DC) kilowatts is likely to be 20% to 45% larger and is based on many physical and economic factors.

Expectted In-Service Date: This column provides an estimate of when the array will start producing power. It is not an exact date and many factors outside the control of the developer go into determining the exact date.

The next two columns provide information regarding the Subscriber Organization.

Subscriber Organization Number: In order to develop a project in the Community Solar Pilot Program, a subscriber organization must apply for and receive a subscriber organization number from the Maryland Public Service Commission. As such, the number is associated with the project developer and not with the individual project itself.

Subscriber Organization Name and Address: This column provides the public with the name and mailing address of the subscriber organization responsible for the project.

The next four columns provide information concerning subscriptions for the project.

Subscriber Management Organization: This is the organization (or organizations) authorized by the Subscriber Organization to market subscriptions for the community solar project. Contact information is provided for each organization.

Subscription Management Status: This informs the public if subscriptions are currently being sold. Normal status statements include: Not soliciting subscriptions at this time; Subscriptions are available; Fully subscribed, not accepting new subscriptions; and Fully subscribed, but wait-listing new requests, however other descriptors are also possible.

Types of Subscriptions Available: This column indicates the subscripts available to the public. Normal descriptors would be: Private Placement only, not available to the public; Available to residential subscribers only; Available to commercial subscribers only; and Available to residential or commercial subscribers; however other descriptors are also possible.

Special LMI Discounts: Some projects offer special terms, conditions, or discounts to Low, or Low-and-Moderate Income subscribers. This column indicates if special discounts are available and may provide some details of the offer. Interested persons should review the entire subscription offer to understand full details of the discounts available.​

The final column indicates the date the data was last updated.

For more information concerning the Community Solar Pilot Program and Community Solar Program, please review the Public Service Commission Community Solar Webpage or contact the Public Service Commission at 410.767.8000.

For more information concerning this webpage, please contact Senior Clean Energy Program Manager David Comis via email at or by phone at 410.537.4064.

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