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Tag Archives: Maryland Public Service Commission

Energy firm violated telephone solicitation law, Md. appeals court says

The Maryland Public Service Commission’s oversight of utility companies includes the authority to penalize them for deceptive telephone solicitations, the state’s second-highest court ruled.

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Maryland counties grapple with controlling growth of solar farms

Anne Arundel County has imposed a ban on industrial solar operations, then  enacted a moratorium on using agricultural land for solar fields. Frederick County has adopted temporary moratorium on the projects, Kent County has battled a proposed solar array outside ...

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Maryland to distribute $83 million in relief to utility customers

Some Maryland residents with overdue gas and electric payments will soon receive relief. The Maryland Public Service Commission announced Tuesday that it has allocated $83 million to electric and gas utilities so they can assist customers who have outstanding gas ...

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Maryland regulators OK nation’s largest offshore wind plan

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland regulators on Thursday approved plans for the nation’s first large-scale offshore wind projects, saying the decision will position the state to be a leader in the developing industry. The Maryland Public Service Commission awarded renewable energy credits ...

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Maryland Senate OKs energy efficiency bill

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate has approved a measure to require the state’s five largest electric utilities to provide customers with energy-efficiency programs and services to cut energy consumption by 2 percent a year. The Senate voted 32-14 for the ...

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Maryland OKs Pepco rate hike; gives less than utility sought

  WASHINGTON — The Maryland Public Service Commission has approved a rate hike for Pepco, which provides electricity to two suburban D.C. counties. The commission issued an order Tuesday granting a revenue increase of $52.5 million to Pepco. The increase, ...

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