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With new year, new laws take effect in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — Power suppliers that sell electricity in Maryland will have to buy more energy from solar sources under a new law taking effect Saturday. While most new laws passed in the 2010 legislative session already have taken effect, the ...

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Plan identifies best places for solar on US lands

LOS ANGELES — A draft plan identifying prime areas for solar energy projects on public lands in the Southwest was released Thursday by the Interior Department in an effort to speed up development. The draft identifies 24 so-called solar energy ...

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Salazar vows to speed wind energy projects

U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Tuesday he would speed approval of offshore wind farms and identify the most promising areas of the Atlantic coast to located turbines for power generation. “The wind potential off the Atlantic Coast is staggering,” ...

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Baltimore County watching how the wind blows

A test device will be blowing in the wind in Baltimore County, probably by this spring, and the results may determine if it’s worth resuming the two-year-old battle between environmentalists and community groups over residential windmills. Last month, the Baltimore ...

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Power brokers: Multi-level marketing meets electricity sales

The pitch seems almost too good to be true: make unlimited income, work flexible hours and earn rewards for selling something everyone uses to your friends, family and acquaintances. That something in this case is electricity, not knives, makeup or ...

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