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PSC rejects most of Pepco rate increase request

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland regulators have rejected a large portion of the Potomac Electric Power Co.’s request for a 4 percent rate increase, citing the company’s history of substandard performance. The Public Service Commission rejected $50 million of the $68 million ...

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State senators urge big fines for Pepco, BGE

ANNAPOLIS — Two Maryland state senators urged state regulators on Thursday to fine Pepco and Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. more than $100 million each for the long power outages residents suffered during and after a powerful summer storm that ...

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PSC to keep the heat on Maryland utilities

Maryland’s power companies are restoring electricity more promptly than they expected to, said Maryland Public Service Commission Chairman Douglas R.M. Nazarian, almost a week after an unexpected storm put more than 1 million people in the dark.

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Slots buying could move to casinos

By now, most interested spectators know that Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gambling work group is seeking an answer to whether it is wise to build a casino at National Harbor and legalize table games at every state casino. But also at ...

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Maryland PSC to hear Potomac Edison billing complaint

FREDERICK — The Maryland Public Service Commission says it will hear a complaint that Potomac Edison is overbilling some western Maryland electricity customers by failing to read their meters as often as required. The Frederick News-Post reported Thursday that the ...

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Wind farm developers seek more time to start

Utility regulators questioned developers of a proposed Western Maryland wind farm for almost an hour Wednesday before holding off on whether to give them more time to start a project embroiled in a county zoning battle. Dan’s Mountain Windforce is ...

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