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Wind farms among beneficiaries of Md. planning grants

Wind farms require windmills, and windmills require welders. This simple realization — it came up at a dinner in June when the state was discussing the Danish government’s experience with offshore wind power — struck motivation into three companies that are planning for wind farms off the coast of Maryland.

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FAA says western Md. wind farm no aviation hazard

OAKLAND — The Federal Aviation Administration says a proposed wind farm on Maryland’s highest mountain won’t be an aviation hazard. The Cumberland Times-News reported in its Tuesday edition on the decision regarding Exelon Corp.’s Fair Wind project on Backbone Mountain ...

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O’Malley to make offshore wind announcement

Gov. Martin O’Malley and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell are scheduled to make an announcement about progress in developing offshore wind off the coast of Maryland. Tommy Beaudreau, director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and Mark Rice, CEO of ...

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Exelon seeks Md. approval for Garrett wind farm

OAKLAND — Exelon Corp. is seeking Maryland Public Service Commission approval to erect 12 to 15 wind turbines on Backbone Mountain in Garrett County about six miles south of Oakland. The Cumberland Times-News reports a public hearing on the project ...

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