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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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Stronger penalties added for unreliable utilities

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate has added stronger penalties in a bill to increase the reliability of Maryland utilities. Senators approved an amendment on Wednesday that would enable utilities that are not meeting reliability standards to be penalized in 2012, ...

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Utility reliability bill to be introduced in Md.

After severe weather knocked power out to customers across the state, especially in Pepco’s service area, state legislators are upping the ante to improve reliability. Gov. Martin O’Malley said Wednesday that legislation would be introduced to institute reliability standards for ...

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