Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Mar 4, 2019

Delaware, Maryland praise transmission line cost decision

The governors of Delaware and Maryland are praising a federal panel's ruling in a dispute over planned cost allocations for a $278 million regional electric transmission line.

Oct 1, 2018

Company wants to start work on pipeline under Potomac

Columbia Gas Transmission is asking federal regulators for permission to start building a natural gas pipeline that would run through part of western Maryland and cross under the Potomac River near Hancock.

Jul 23, 2018

Federal regulators approve natural gas pipeline in Maryland

Federal regulators have approved a plan for a natural gas pipeline through part of western Maryland near Hancock.

Jun 2, 2014

Maryland can’t subsidize new power plants, appeals court rules

Maryland can’t put into effect a program to subsidize new power plants in the state, a U.S. appeals court ruled, saying the proposal would circumvent the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s exclusive authority over interstate energy rates.

Nov 25, 2013

Feds OK pipeline expansion

Federal officials have approved construction of a controversial expansion and modernization of an existing natural gas pipeline from Baltimore County into Harford County.

Aug 20, 2013

Bay Foundation to intervene in dam relicensing

ANNAPOLIS — The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has filed to intervene in the relicensing of the hydropower facility at the Conowingo Dam. The foundation said Tuesday that it will urge a solution to the effects the dam has on water quality and habitat. The Conowingo Project on the Susquehanna River is owned by Exelon Corp. The […]

Jun 5, 2012

Group claims Frederick Co. natural gas unit would block battlefield view

MYERSVILLE — Opponents of a proposed natural gas compressor station in Myersville claim the unit would block views of the South Mountain Civil War battlefield. The Frederick News-Post reported Tuesday that a group called Myersville Citizens for a Rural Community objected to the plan in a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The agency […]

Apr 19, 2012

Maryland mergers and acquisitions surge in 1Q

Bucking a national trend, Maryland mergers and acquisitions rose almost 25 percent in the first quarter of 2012 compared with the last quarter of 2011, with the increase largely driven by the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical sector. According to data compiled by Bloomberg Financial exclusively for The Daily Record, 55 deals closed in the first […]

Mar 9, 2012

Constellation-Exelon deal gets final approval

Exelon Corp.’s $7.9 billion acquisition of Baltimore’s last remaining Fortune 500 company cleared its final regulatory hurdle Friday with the conditional approval of the deal by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. On Feb. 17, Maryland’s Public Service Commission gave its approval for the Chicago-based firm to take over Constellation Energy Group, the parent company of […]

Feb 17, 2012

PSC approves Constellation-Exelon merger

The Public Service Commission conditionally approved Exelon Corp.’s $7.9 billion purchase of Constellation Energy Group on Friday. Baltimore’s last remaining Fortune 500 company’s days appeared to be numbered after state regulators signed off on the all-stock deal, under which the companies will merge, with Exelon as the surviving entity. The commission said it could not […]

Jan 25, 2012

Exelon 4Q profit rises, adjusted results miss view

CHICAGO — Power plant operator Exelon Corp. on Wednesday said that its fourth-quarter profit rose 16 percent, but its adjusted results missed Wall Street expectations due to higher costs and unfavorable weather conditions. Its shares slipped in midday trading after sinking to a 52-week low earlier in the session. The company is one of the […]

Jan 5, 2012

W.Va. foes file new challenge of PATH charges

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Two West Virginia residents are again challenging charges that two utilities imposed on customers to recover the costs of promoting a proposed multistate power line. Keryn Newman of Shepherdstown and Alison Haverty of Chloe claim FirstEnergy and American Electric Power improperly charged customers in 13 states and the District of Columbia millions […]

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