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Md. green homebuilder suffers growing pains

FREDERICK — A Maryland homebuilder praised by Gov. Martin O’Malley for its environmental innovation says it’s struggling financially because it grew too fast. The Frederick News-Post reported Monday that Stevensville-based Nexus EnergyHomes faces lawsuits from seven contractors and complaints from ...

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Bill would let ‘green’ utilities install solar

ANNAPOLIS — State lawmakers are considering a proposal designed to spark investment in pricey green energy upgrades to Maryland homes. The bill, HB 658, would allow for the creation of public utilities that could install solar panels, wind turbines and ...

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Bill requiring wind power may be back

A bill requiring utilities to enter into long-term purchasing agreements for wind-generated power is in the works for the 2011 General Assembly, with supporters and opponents getting ready to air the issue. Prince George’s County Sen. Paul G. Pinsky and ...

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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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Interior secretary to make wind power announcement Tuesday

BALTIMORE — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is announcing an initiative designed to speed up wind energy projects along the Atlantic coast. Salazar is scheduled to appear at Fort McHenry in Baltimore on Tuesday with Gov. Martin O’Malley and Jim Lanard, ...

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