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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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Wind bill blows through House, sets up Senate action

With lobbyists and business owners sitting in the balcony, the House of Delegates gave approval to offshore wind legislation supported by Gov. Martin O’Malley on Friday, shifting onus to the Senate and setting up the real show for next week. ...

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Md. offshore wind bill may be held up

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley’s signature piece of energy legislation may be put on hold this year, tripped up by lawmakers’ reservations about the cost of guaranteeing a market in Maryland for offshore wind energy. The bills being considered in ...

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O’Malley off-shore power proposal runs into headwinds

ANNAPOLIS — The O’Malley administration’s proposal to build off-shore wind turbines to generate electricity faced strong headwinds in the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday. Senators spent almost 2½ hours grilling administration officials about the annual cost to consumers to finance the ...

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Report: Red tape cost Maryland $19.5 billion

Red tape and not-in-my-backyard activism were called out Thursday as major impediments to six stalled and troubled energy projects in Maryland that could have had a $19.5 billion economic impact on the state if they had moved forward. The findings ...

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