| Jul 22, 2011
| 6:24 PM
One of the hottest days on record in Central Maryland spurred electric power managers Friday to ask Marylanders to cut their demand for electricity in order to keep the juice flowing.
But not everyone was happy about it.
Many customers whose air...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 11:59 AM
Ratepayers are steamed at Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. for turning off air conditioners in thousands of homes on July 22, the hottest day in 75 years. Their outrage, however, is misdirected. Blame for this indoor heat wave lies with the government in...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 10:56 AM
A burden on the working class. A jobs killer. A hidden tax on every purchase. That's' just some of the strong invective hurled at the concept of cap-and-trade programs by its politically conservative critics in recent years.
But a funny thing has...
| Nov 26, 2011
The next time Ana Ferguson and her husband lose power for an extended period, they will be prepared. The Pikesville couple bought a generator after five nights without electricity in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.
"We had to do it because we can't...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:30 AM
A critic of Constellation Energy Group's proposed merger with Chicago-based Exelon Corp. wants the two firms to provide $810 million in incentives to Maryland ratepayers and other stakeholders as part of the power companies' deal.
The proposal by Good...
| 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...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Maryland regulators approved Constellation Energy Group's sale to Chicago-based Exelon Corp. on Friday, setting the stage for Baltimore to lose its last Fortune 500 company to an out-of-state owner.
Exelon promptly accepted the terms imposed by the...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Gov.Martin O'Malleyis getting backing from the Midwest in his push to put giant wind turbines off Maryland's coast.
Former Iowa Gov. Chet Culver, a fellow Democrat, showed up in Annapolis Tuesday to testify in support of O'Malley's bill to provide...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...