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Delmarva Power to receive 38MW of Pennsylvania wind power

WASHINGTON — Pepco Holdings Inc. says its Delmarva Power subsidiary will receive 38 megawatts of wind energy from the recently finished Chestnut Flats wind farm in south central Pennsylvania. Pepco says it has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with ...

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Newsmakers: General Assembly leaders Miller and Busch (access required)

Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House of Delegates Speaker Michael Busch sat down with State House reporter Nick Sohr to talk about the big issues facing the General Assembly this session. Topics discussed are the state budget, transportation, same-sex marriage and a wind energy bill.

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Maryland utility panel revises offshore wind costs

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Public Service Commission is saying a plan to make state utilities buy offshore wind energy will not cost ratepayers as much as some had feared. The average homeowner’s electric bill would jump between 92 cents and $3 ...

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O’Malley proposal builds on effort to create wind market

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley has proposed legislation that would allow the state to lure wind turbine manufacturers to Maryland with economic development incentives up to $50 million. The proposal builds on the governor’s effort to create a wind energy ...

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Gov. O’Malley wants tax credit for turbine builders

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley will propose a tax credit for manufacturers that build components for offshore wind turbines as part of his growing slate of legislation to nurture the market for wind energy in Maryland this year. Supporters of ...

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Top 5: Wind energy, Black Friday and payday loans (access required)

The truncated work week didn’t keep The Daily Record’s business reporters from breaking some news in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. Also cracking the weekly top five for the first time is a recent installment in our new series, ...

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Salazar vows to speed wind energy projects

U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Tuesday he would speed approval of offshore wind farms and identify the most promising areas of the Atlantic coast to located turbines for power generation. “The wind potential off the Atlantic Coast is staggering,” ...

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