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News Release | Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center

Baltimore falls behind peers in solar power ranking report

Baltimore lagged behind other major U.S. cities in solar power installations over the last two years according to the eighth edition of Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center’s report Shining Cities: The Top U.S. Cities for Solar Energy.

Clean Energy Homes, Buildings & Transportation

By | Emily Scarr
Maryland PIRG State Director

Steps Maryland can take to make sure our buildings run on clean renewable energy

Testimony: Climate Solutions Now Act of 2022

By | Emily Scarr
Maryland PIRG State Director

We support SB528, the Climate Solutions Now Act, because it improves upon our state’s current plan and puts us on a better path to reach these goals. 

News Release | Maryland PIRG and Environment Maryland | Safe Energy

Statement: Maryland legislature kicks the can on resetting climate goals down the road

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland legislature wrapped up it’s 2021 session Monday without passing the Climate Solutions Now Act. 

Report | Maryland PIRG Foundation and Environment Maryland Education Fund

Electric Buildings 2021

To prevent air and water pollution and avoid the worst impacts of global warming, America must move toward meeting our energy needs with 100% renewable energy. Getting there will require that we get the most out of every bit of energy we use – and that we stop burning fossil fuels in our homes and commercial buildings. 

News Release | Maryland PIRG and Environment Maryland

New report shows how electrifying Maryland’s buildings could cut carbon emissions and transform our energy system

BALTIMORE -- Maryland could see a critical reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and gas usage if it electrifies all of its buildings during the next 30 years, according to a new report released today by Environment Maryland, Maryland PIRG and Frontier Group.

Testimony: FUTURE Act for Net Neutral Campuses

By | Emily Scarr
Maryland PIRG State Director

Today we are supporting the FUTURE Act, a bill lead by students from the MaryPIRG Student Climate Action Coalition to move our state's public universities to reduce their climate pollution and reach net neutral climate emission. 

News Release | Maryland PIRG | Safe Energy

Statement: Planned Exelon breakup good news for ratepayers, but Marylanders still at risk

Exelon Corporation announced plans this morning to separate its regulated utility business from its generation and customer-facing power supply business, creating two publicly traded companies

Testimony: Climate Solutions Now Act 2021

By | Emily Scarr
Maryland PIRG State Director

We have joined Environment Maryland in supporting the Climate Solutions Now Act, which is sponsored by Sen. Pinsky and Del. Stein. Here is our testimony.

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