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Maryland utility panel revises offshore wind costs

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Public Service Commission is saying a plan to make state utilities buy offshore wind energy will not cost ratepayers as much as some had feared. The average homeowner’s electric bill would jump between 92 cents and $3 ...

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Gov. O’Malley wants tax credit for turbine builders

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley will propose a tax credit for manufacturers that build components for offshore wind turbines as part of his growing slate of legislation to nurture the market for wind energy in Maryland this year. Supporters of ...

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Governor O’Malley proposing offshore wind requirement

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s governor plans to introduce legislation that would require utilities to enter into long-term contracts for offshore wind power. O’Malley spokesman Shaun Adamec says an offshore wind power bill is expected to be part of the legislative agenda ...

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Massachusetts approves offshore wind contract

BOSTON — Massachusetts utility regulators on Monday approved a 15-year power-purchase deal between the nation’s first offshore wind farm and its first customer, saying the arrangement is in the public interest and its benefits exceeds its costs. The Department of ...

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