| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Chestertown officials have been interested in energy conservation for a long time — they started tracking usage levels during the 1970s energy crisis.
Even so, when the Eastern Shore town launched a project to cut back on electricity costs seven...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Maryland has repeatedly shown leadership on climate change and the clean-energy solutions that will both tackle the problem and provide economic growth. In order to continue this leadership, Maryland faces an important choice: whether to take another step...
| Oct 20, 2013
New solar panels unveiled last week at a real estate developer's Laurel headquarters come with an unusual twist — an energy storage system, the first such commercial setup in the state and one of the first in the country.
That drew a crowd. But...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Aberdeen native Nat Kreamer, 37, was honored at the White House Tuesday morning alongside 11 other U.S. veterans for advancing the areas of clean energy and climate security.
While serving active duty in Navy in Afghanistan, Kreamer said he saw first-...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 3:10 AM
BGE officials spoke to a packed room of contentious Bel Air customers about its new smart meter program Tuesday evening at the Bel Air branch of the Harford County Public Library.
During the presentation, attendees were often yelling over on another and...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 12:45 PM
In a recent commentary ("Say yes to LNG," Nov. 13), Dan Ervin of Salisbury University correctly asserts recent industrial innovations in drilling technology — known generally as fracking — have led to an enormous surplus of natural gas in...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:43 AM
The Walmart store at Lansdowne Station is in select company when it comes to producing its own energy.
The store on Washington Boulevard near the Baltimore Beltway exit is one of only eight Walmarts and two Sam's Club stores in Maryland now using...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Here we go again. Under the third round of the Federal Reserve's "quantitative easing" program, the bank will spend $40 billion more a month for 12 months ("Markets rally on new Fed stimulus," Sept. 14). Together with the $45 billion already committed...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 4:00 PM
A circle with a diagonal line through it has become something of a universal symbol for being against whatever the circle is around and the line runs through.
This had become a standard visual notation by the time the movie "Ghostbusters" hit theaters...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 1:54 PM
For yet another month, Maryland's unemployment rate inched upward, reaching 7 percent in July, the U.S. Department of Labor reported Friday.
Maryland, however, saw an increase in 800 jobs last month, the first gain since February.
"The fact that the...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 4:34 PM
A wind power project proposed on the lower Eastern Shore that's struggling to overcome objections from the Navy has a new, airborne worry — bald eagles.
Federal wildlife biologists say the population of the once-rare national bird has grown so...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:53 AM
With this week's heat wave, air quality warnings and severe weather forecasts as a backdrop, President Barack Obama could scarcely have picked a more auspicious moment to reveal his multi-pronged plan to address climate change. His surprise decision to...