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Energy

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  • Trash incineration isn't renewable energy

    Trash incineration isn't renewable energy
    A growing coalition of environmentalists, public health advocates and sustainable businesses including renewable energy companies and composters are urging Gov. Martin O'Malley to veto legislation that would qualify trash incineration as a "Tier 1"...
  • Maryland offshore wind area slashed

    Maryland offshore wind area slashed
    The Obama administration took another step Monday toward opening the Mid-Atlantic coast for offshore wind development, but in the process slashed Maryland's potential stake in the developing new energy industry by more than half. Pointing to concerns...
  • Library's Kill A Watt program offers energy meters for loan

    Forget Twilight and the Sookie Stackhouse series — Howard County libraries now have a device that can help people face real-life vampires. The kind that suck wasteful amounts of energy from outlets and jack up power bills, that is. Through its...
  • Local 'clean' economy growing, but not as fast as nation's

    The Baltimore region's "clean" economy — green energy, pollution-reduction services and the like — accounts for nearly 23,000 jobs but is not growing as robustly as clean industries nationwide, according to a report due out Wednesday. The...
  • Exelon seeking information for new Baltimore building

    Exelon Corp., which has agreed to acquire Constellation Energy Group in a $7.9 billion deal, is seeking information on available commercial space in downtown Baltimore that could house the combined company's competitive power and "green" energy businesses...
  • Constellation marks launch of Maryland wind farm

    Constellation marks launch of Maryland wind farm
    Pterodactyls. Giant airplane propellers in the sky. Graceful, gliding birds. Blots on the verdant landscape. Among residents of rural Garrett County, the 28 wind turbines now pin-wheeling atop Backbone Mountain conjure many images — some nicer than...
  • Constellation's partnership with French company tested

    Crisis can trash or temper a marriage. We'll soon know which way it goes for Baltimore's Constellation Energy Group and France's EDF Group. Their partnership in owning and developing nuclear electricity plants is being tested by the terrible economy,...
  • Constellation pulls out of new Calvert Cliffs nuclear power venture

    Constellation pulls out of new Calvert Cliffs nuclear power venture
    Constellation Energy Group walked away this weekend from federal financing negotiations for a proposed third nuclear reactor at Calvert Cliffs in a move that casts the project into doubt and threatens to erase thousands of jobs to build and operate the...
  • Exelon's first-quarter profit drops 70 percent

    Exelon Corp. reported Friday a 70 percent drop in quarterly profit because of warmer-than-normal winter weather, lower power prices and costs related to its acquisition of Constellation Energy Group. The Chicago-based company earned $200 million, or 28...
  • New Grand Prix chief has been a big city contractor, campaign donor

    New Grand Prix chief has been a big city contractor, campaign donor
    Despite financing more than $140 million city contracts in the past 12 years, donating tens of thousands of dollars to Democratic candidates and being a member of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's inner circle, J.P. Grant III has largely avoided the...
  • The extra dollars you're paying at the pump are going to Wall Street speculators

    The extra dollars you're paying at the pump are going to Wall Street speculators
    Nothing drives voter sentiment like the price of gas -- already up nearly 30 cents from the start of the year and hitting $4 in many places. The last time gas topped $4 was 2008. And nothing energizes Republicans like rising energy prices. House...
  • Some consumers oppose smart meters in Md.

    Some consumers oppose smart meters in Md.
    Jonathan Libber likes his analog utility meter just fine. And no amount of debate will convince him that new wireless, digital "smart meters" being installed by Baltimore Gas & Electric and other utilities around the country would help conserve energy,...