Maryland electricity rates in May 2017 averaged 14.53 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 12 percent more than the 13.02 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in May 2017.
Maryland natural gas rates in April 2017 averaged 0.00 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 100 percent less than the 13.21 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in April 2017.
As of last week, Apple now also an energy company. But that’s old news — Google already played that card all the way back in 2010.
Apple just created a subsidiary named Apple Energy that will do exactly what it seems a company by that name would do — sell energy.
A second quarter (Q2) U.S. solar market report was released and the results are clear: The use of solar power continues to rise in the U.S.
Maryland has an estimated population of 5,773,552, which ranks 20th in the nation. 
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