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Dan Ervin: State’s pursuit of offshore wind power risky

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

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

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

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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O’Malley proposal builds on effort to create wind market

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley has proposed legislation that would allow the state to lure wind turbine manufacturers to Maryland with economic development incentives up to $50 million. The proposal builds on the governor’s effort to create a wind energy ...

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