| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Whether or not they accept the scientific evidence that climate change is man-made, Maryland businesses and families with electric lights know that climate change has already had a dire economic impact on our region.
Unprecedented weather extremes have...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 2:48 PM
It is hard to miss if you drive past Adams Chevrolet in Havre de Grace.
Two osprey have taken up residence on a utility pole off Route 40, despite attempts to keep the birds from nesting there.
Ron Herrmann, a driver at Adams Chevrolet, said the power...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Nature presents many truisms. Water doesn't flow uphill. Bears eat what they want, where they want. There's no such thing as a squirrel-proof bird feeder. If you need evidence of the latter, simply type the words "rube, Goldberg, squirrel" into your...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 7:56 PM
While Constellation Energy Group has a new owner in Exelon Corp., 450 workers at three coal-fired plants once owned by the Baltimore company are in limbo.
As a condition of its purchase of Constellation last month, the Chicago energy giant has...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Power outages hit a plateau early Tuesday morning and began creeping downward, with about 186,000 Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers without electricity at noon, according to the company.
The company said it has restored power to about 114,000...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 6:53 PM
At 9:30 p.m., Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. reported more than 180,000 customers without power. Harford County has the largest number of customers without power — about 48,900 — though Baltimore County was not far behind, with about 47,300...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 11:25 AM
For all the hysteria generated by climate-change deniers over how reducing greenhouse gas emissions would be disastrous for consumers and the economy, Maryland and the other eight states in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative are demonstrating that...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:22 PM
A consortium of Northeastern states including Maryland has agreed to reset a power plant emissions cap to current levels and to tighten it annually starting in 2015, an action officials said would increase investment in energy efficiency and slightly...
| 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...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Air Force satellite imagery is showing exactly how widespread the electric power outages have been in northeast Japan since the March 11 earthquake and subsequent tsunami damaged whole towns and cities, and much of the power infrastructure. The image...