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Dan Ervin: State’s pursuit of offshore wind power risky (access required)

As the 2012 General Assembly takes up offshore wind power in its closing days, it is important for all Marylanders to understand that such a pursuit will introduce additional risk to our state’s economy. The high cost of offshore wind ...

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O’Malley takes new tack on wind (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley’s second try at legislation to foster development of an offshore wind energy farm includes what he has billed as stronger protections for power customers and more palatable requirements for utility companies. The governor called the ...

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Maryland begins 2012 legislative with big money issues on the table (access required)

Maryland’s lawmakers are back in Annapolis on Wednesday for the 430th legislative session. The General Assembly faces a host of major fiscal issues, including a $1.1 billion budget deficit and a push by powerful lawmakers and interest groups to raise more ...

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O’Malley deal with Exelon touted by wind energy backers in Maryland (access required)

The ink isn’t yet dry on Gov. Martin O’Malley’s deal with Exelon Corp. and Constellation Energy Group, but wind energy advocates are already hailing the accord as a boon for their cause. That’s not surprising. They have 32 million reasons ...

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Feds OK rate for Google offshore transmission line

Federal energy regulators approved rates for a proposed $5 billion offshore wind power transmission line that are lower than the developers of the Google-backed venture had sought. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission announced Thursday that it had approved a 12.59 ...

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