ANNAPOLIS — Facing mounting concerns about his plan to spur development of an offshore wind farm, Gov. Martin O’Malley said on Wednesday he will tweak the measure to initially limit the costs that could be passed along to consumers. “Make ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley will propose amendments to revive a bill to develop offshore wind energy in Maryland. O’Malley spokesman Shaun Adamec told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the governor will propose a threshold test in which state ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s first wind turbine blade manufacturer could be running in two years, spitting out three 130-foot long turbine blades daily from a plant in Salisbury. AC Wind plans to spend upward of $10 million retrofitting a former US ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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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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 ...Read More »