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Maryland regulators OK nation’s largest offshore wind plan

Offshore wind turbines at Barrow Offshore Wind off Walney Island in the Irish Sea. Photo: By Andy Dingley derivative work: Papa Lima Whiskey 2 [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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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Energy adviser named head of Md. Energy Administration

ANNAPOLIS — Abigail Ross Hopper, Gov. Martin O’Malley’s energy adviser since 2010, has been named Director of the Maryland Energy Administration. O’Malley announced the appointed on Wednesday. Hopper has been acting director of MEA since last year, and will continue ...

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2013 Maryland General Assembly adjourns Sine Die

With most big ticket items passed days and weeks ago, the General Assembly session strolled to a close Monday night, concluding a session when the legislature agreed to repeal the death penalty, increase the gas tax, develop comprehensive gun control legislation and incentivize development of offshore wind energy.

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