A new bill in Maryland's General Assembly would prohibit offshore wind turbines from being erected within 26 miles of the coast.Read More »
The Maryland Public Service Commission is scheduled to hear a proposal to build a wind power project near Frostburg. The PSC is scheduled to hear the case Wednesday in Baltimore. Fourmile Wind Energy LLC is seeking to build the project ...Read More »
OAKLAND — A Garrett County permitting official says most of a proposed wind farm on Fourmile Ridge lies in areas designated as sensitive by the state. Permit and Inspections Division Chief Jim Torrington says 75 percent of the proposed wind ...Read More »
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Challenges facing wind development off Virginia’s coast are coming into focus at a conference on the renewable energy source in Virginia Beach. Fishing interests, defense officials and the Virginia Port Authority all spoke Wednesday, outlining their ...Read More »
One of my favorite things about being a journalist is that I can become an expert on a different topic each day. At the MSBA annual meeting, however, I can become an expert on a different topic each hour. Here’s ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland is pressing ahead to spur development of an offshore wind energy industry even as the failure of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s marquee energy proposal before the General Assembly promises to delay the effort. “It definitely sets us back ...
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ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is working to wrest free his offshore wind bill from a pair legislative panels in the final days of the 2011 session. The governor’s proposal to mandate that state utilities buy wind energy generated by ...Read More »