| Feb 10, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Your recent commentary on climate change continues the politically correct approach to the problem of global warming and its solutions without approaching the reality of what has been accomplished and what the underlying issues are ("Forecast calls for...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 12:43 PM
The main reason to vote against the new power company surcharge is the fact that it is not needed.
Power companies, like BGE and Washington Gas, already possess the authority to seek rate increases in order to repair and maintain their...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:34 PM
A Western Maryland paper mill and several others in the region have collected millions of dollars over the past eight years by taking advantage of an obscure provision in a state law that is supposed to encourage the development of wind, solar and other...
| Dec 10, 2011
Maryland, like the rest of the country, is aging.
The state's 65-and-over population increased by more than 18 percent in the past 10 years to 707,642, according to the U.S. census. This group will only grow as baby boomers — those born between...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley may not have gotten Exelon to bump up the $100 rate credit it promised to Baltimore Gas and Electric customers as part of its proposed merger with Constellation Energy, but he secured concessions that will be far more valuable to...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 2:57 PM
While Maryland business, labor and environmental groups backed a $1 billion settlement between Gov. Martin O'Malley and Exelon Corp. related to the Chicago company's buyout of Constellation Energy Group, not everyone was satisfied.
Merger opponent EDF...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 12:15 PM
Hannah Cho's recent article ("O'Malley praises Exelon-CEG deal," Dec. 16) reported on a far superior merger agreement between Exelon Corp. and Constellation Energy Group than previous arrangements. Between 1999 and 2009, electricity prices across Maryland...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Frustration with power reliability in Howard County has officially risen beyond the county level.
A petition signed by more than 300 county residents asking for an official investigation intoBaltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s service in the county was...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 6:42 PM
Constellation Energy Group and Exelon Corp. are expected to close their $7.9 billion merger Monday, after the deal cleared its final regulatory hurdle Friday.
The approval by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ends an almost yearlong effort to...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In his speech before the Newspapers Association of America/American Society of News Editors Wednesday, likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney accused the president of changing positions to get re-elected.
For instance, Mr. Romney charged that, "As...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Maryland energy regulators Thursday ordered the construction of the state's first new natural gas power plant since the state's electric power market was deregulated more than a decade ago.
In a decision questioned by other power producers, the...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The Maryland Public Service Commission may prohibit the state's utility companies from charging customers a small service fee during the first day of a major power outage.
"It's like pouring salt in their wounds. … It may be 50 cents, but in a...