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Bill would let ‘green’ utilities install solar

ANNAPOLIS — State lawmakers are considering a proposal designed to spark investment in pricey green energy upgrades to Maryland homes. The bill, HB 658, would allow for the creation of public utilities that could install solar panels, wind turbines and ...

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Factory output grows for 5th straight month in January

WASHINGTON — Factories produced more goods for the fifth straight month in January as strong auto sales spurred demand for new cars and trucks. But overall U.S. industrial production fell for the first time in 19 months. Output by America’s ...

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State utility executives are grilled over power outages

ANNAPOLIS — As calls grow for new laws that would hold utility companies responsible for sub-standard responses to power outages caused by storms, executives from Pepco, Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. and Allegheny Power were grilled Tuesday by members of ...

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US factory output increases for 5th straight month

WASHINGTON — U.S. factory output grew for the fifth straight month in November, adding to evidence that manufacturing remains an engine of economic growth. The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that output by the nation’s factories, utilities and mines increased 0.4 ...

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Massachusetts approves offshore wind contract

BOSTON — Massachusetts utility regulators on Monday approved a 15-year power-purchase deal between the nation’s first offshore wind farm and its first customer, saying the arrangement is in the public interest and its benefits exceeds its costs. The Department of ...

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