| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:53 PM
The news that a Southeast Pennsylvania utility company has suspended "smart meter" installations following reports that some have overheated and caused fires has prompted the Maryland Public Service Commission to schedule a public hearing Tuesday to...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Four major electricity providers defended the safety of "smart meters" Tuesday at a hearing called by the Maryland Public Service Commission after commissioners read reports of similar meters overheating and catching fire in Southeastern Pennsylvania....
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Maryland's largest solar facility - for now - debuted today (Wednesday, 8/29) in Emmitsburg, with officials celebrating completion of the $50 million project at Mount St. Mary's University.
Gov. Martin O'Malley was to be on hand for the dedication of the...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 5:29 PM
Once promoted as the vanguard of a "nuclear renaissance," a proposed new reactor at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Southern Maryland now faces a major new roadblock, with federal regulators threatening to shelve the troubled $9.6 billion...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Ryan Hunter-Reay won the second Grand Prix of Baltimore, a sloppy race full of fits and starts run before a diminished crowd.
Organizers, though, came away convinced that this year's hastily planned event proved an IndyCar race can work downtown....
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The Baltimore City Council gave preliminary approval on Monday to a proposal for a decade of tax breaks for Harbor Point, the future home of Exelon Corp.'s Baltimore headquarters.
Two council members, Nick Mosby and Carl Stokes, voted against including...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 4:22 PM
The mayor of Port Deposit, Md. has ordered a mandatory evacuation of the town starting at 8 p.m. Thursday as waters continue to rise on the Susquehanna."All residents of Main Street should prepare to evacuate," the order said. "A shelter......
| 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...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 4:05 PM
The Baltimore headquarters of Constellation Energy Group, which agreed to sell itself to Chicago-based Exelon Corp., will see the "most impactful" job cuts related to the $7.9 billion deal, according to a top Exelon executive.
In a meeting with Exelon...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 3:12 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley appointed Kevin Hughes and Kelly Speakes-Backman on Wednesday to fill vacancies on the Maryland Public Service Commission.
The appointments come as the state's energy regulatory body prepares to tackle several important cases later...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 8:12 PM
A frightening earthquake jolted Baltimore and much of the East Coast on Tuesday, shaking buildings and rattling nerves. Thousands of people streamed from offices and homes into the afternoon sunshine, stunned by a phenomenon more commonly associated...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 5:58 PM
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. will face questioning from state regulators over its response to power outages caused by Hurricane Irene after a chorus of criticism from angry customers and public officials.
The Public Service Commission, the state's...