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Poll shows support for Maryland offshore wind power

A majority of Marylanders are willing to shell out more for electricity to buy power from offshore wind farms, according to a poll released Monday by a coalition of environmental groups. The survey’s respondents were asked, “Please indicate whether you ...

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Md. Energy Administration opposing BGE acquisition

The Maryland Energy Administration and the administration of Gov. Martin O’Malley are opposing Constellation Energy Group’s $7.9 billion acquisition by Exelon Corp. unless changes are made in the deal. MEA Director Malcolm Woolf said in sworn testimony filed with the ...

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O’Malley appoints 2 to Public Service Commission

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed two people to the Maryland Public Service Commission. Kevin Hughes has served as the governor’s deputy legislative officer since 2007. He has worked on energy policy for the administration. Before joining O’Malley’s administration, ...

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Former PSC commissioner now deputy treasurer

ANNAPOLIS — Former Maryland Public Service Commissioner Susanne Brogan is now deputy treasurer of public policy in Treasurer Nancy Kopp’s office, creating two vacancies on the five-member PSC. Kopp introduced Brogan during a meeting of the state’s Capital Debt Affordability ...

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PSC to review BGE energy-saving program complaints

The Maryland Public Service Commission is reviewing complaints from some of the participants in Baltimore Gas and Electric’s energy-saving program that allows the utility to turn off heating and air conditioning units when demand is the highest. Regulators announced Monday ...

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PSC approves rate increase for Delmarva Power and Light

Maryland’s Public Service commission has approved a rate increase for Delmarva Power and Light. The commission gives Delmarva a $12.2 million distribution rate increase; the utility had requests a nearly $18 million hike. The PSC says the average increase in ...

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PSC begins hearing on Pepco’s reliability record

Already hammered by lawmakers and customers over the last year for how it handled power outages during a string of storms last year, Pepco is now the focus of a four-day hearing before the Maryland Public Service Commission. The commission ...

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