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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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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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