The Maryland General Assembly passed legislation (HB1414) during the 2017 legislative session that directs Power Plant Research Program to conduct a study addressing the Renewable Portfolio Standard. Specifically, Power Plant Research Program is directed to conduct a comprehensive review of the history, implementation, overall costs and benefits, and effectiveness of the Maryland Renewable Portfolio Standard in relation to the energy policies of the State of Maryland, including the availability of all clean energy sources at reasonable and affordable rates, and including in-state and out-of-state renewable energy options.
The final RPS reportis below. The public is invited to provide comments using the contact information at the bottom of the page.
FINAL Report Concerning the Maryland Renewable Portfolio Standard
Interim Report Concerning the Maryland Renewable Portfolio Standard