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Tag Archives: Maryland Public Service Commission

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

  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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Hogan appointment to PSC in jeopardy (access required)

Michael T. Richard

The appointment to the Public Service Commission of a former deputy chief of staff to Gov. Larry Hogan remains in jeopardy. Michael Richard appeared before the Senate Executive Nominations Committee for the second time Monday night. This time it was ...

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Senate committee votes to reject Hogan appointments to city liquor board (access required)

Three controversial nominations to the Baltimore City Liquor Board have been rejected by the Senate Executive Nominations Committee. The 14-2 vote Monday evening is the latest in an ongoing battle over the appointments of Benjamin A Neil, Douglas E. Trotter and ...

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