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Maryland Homeowner’s Guide To Solar Panel Installation

The Homeowner’s Guide to Solar In Maryland is a helpful resource to walk homeowners through the important steps needed to find the perfect solar installer. Plus, hear from real-life customers on how making the switch to solar has transformed their lives, the future, and the environment for the better.

Connect with Maryland’s #1 Solar Panel Installer: Solar Energy World. Get a customized solar estimate for your home.

Who is the best Maryland solar installer?

The best Maryland solar installer is Solar Energy World because they believe tomorrow matters. Solar Energy World is committed to providing its customers with financial independence and a better future for their children and the environment. Solar Energy World was founded by Tope Lala and Geoff Mirkin in Maryland, where it is owned and headquartered to this day.

Here Are Your Must-Do Steps For Maryland Homeowners Interested in Solar Installation (click to jump to content):

  1. Search For A Trusted Local Company
  2. Find The Right Company For You
  3. Hear From Maryland Customers On Their Experience
  4. Understand The Solar Installation Process
  5. Take Advantage Of Maryland Solar Incentives For Residents
  6. Choose The Best Purchasing Option For You

1. Search For A Trusted Local Company

Solar Energy World has 88 years of local service – providing roofing, electrical design and home improvement work.

We install residential and commercial solar panels throughout the entire state of Maryland, including, but not limited to the following counties: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Caroline, Carroll, Cecil, Dorchester, Harford, Howard, Kent, Montgomery, Prince George’s, Queen Anne’s, Saint Mary’s and Talbout county.   

Solar Energy World
Phone: 866-856-4580
5681 Main St
Elkridge, MD 21075

2. Choose The Right Company For You

Solar Energy World stands apart from all other Maryland solar installers because:

  • We’re not a discount retail chain. You are guaranteed to receive personalized customer service.
  • We practice what we preach. We run our facility on a solar system designed and installed by our own employees.
  • Our customers truly love us. To prove it, we will let you pick anyone at random from our customer list to contact for an unbiased, unprepared reference.
  • We take care of all the paperwork ensuring you get all the incentives and income-generating benefits you are entitled to.
  • We install only the highest-quality, highest-efficiency solar panels with performance guaranteed.
  • We never send subcontractors to your home or business. All of our installers are our employees, directly accountable to us.
  • We provide 24/7 monitoring and diagnostics once your system is installed ensuring it will always operate optimally.

3. Hear From Maryland Customers On Their Experience

The Waxmans of St. Mary’s County chose solar to “reduce our environmental impact” and “put money back in our pocketbook”. After researching many Maryland solar installers, they chose Solar Energy World because we “practice what we preach”, as we have solar panels installed on the roof of our headquarters in Maryland.
Dr. Jerome Fleg of Howard County Maryland went solar because it is the “environmentally good thing to do” and because “economically, over the long haul, it would save energy costs”. Dr. Fleg chose Solar Energy World in particular due to our affordable pricing and the high number of installs we’ve completed in Maryland.
The Randells of Anne Arundel County went solar to “get rid of as much of the bill as we could”. They found Solar Energy World to be transparent and timely.  

See more Maryland customer reviews here.

4. Understand The Solar Panel Installation Process

We make installing solar panels for your Maryland home or business simple with our 6 Steps for Success:

  1. Solar Panel Cost / Benefit Analysis
  2. Solar Panel Site Assessment
  3. Solar Rebates and Solar Incentives
  4. Solar Panel Installation
  5. Solar Panel System Inspection
  6. Monitor and Support

Get more information about the costs of solar panels in Maryland here.

5. Take Advantage Of Maryland Solar Grants, Tax Credits, And Incentive Programs

Below is a list of links pointing to Federal and State level solar programs. These resources are informative, but can also be somewhat difficult to understand.

For additional, and perhaps simplified information related to all of these programs, please see our dedicated guide to Maryland Solar Grants, Tax Credits, and Incentive Programs.

Maryland Solar Grants

Maryland Tax Credits 

Federal Programs 

Other Programs and Incentives 

6. Choose The Best Purchasing Option For You

There are few options to purchase or lease solar panels in Maryland:

Purchase With Cash/Credit/Traditional Financing
Those who own their solar systems see an average of 50-100% savings on their monthly utility bill. We also offer $0 down financing options to homeowners who wish to own their system, based on creditworthiness. Purchasing a solar panel system in Maryland can also generate income; homeowners can sell their SRECs for hundreds of dollars a year.

Lease or choose our RateGuardian™ PPA to Pay $0
One of the most popular ways to acquire residential solar is to enter into a Power Purchase Agreement or Solar Lease. Pending credit approval, our PPAs and Leases enable homeowners to put down $0 in upfront costs for solar panels and installation. With our Solar PPA, residents pay nothing for solar panels and installations are able to lock in a lower rate than their utility which can lower their utility bill by up to 30%.

Get a Maryland Solar Panel Installation Estimate