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  • Harnessing sun power at Worthington Elementary

    Harnessing sun power at Worthington Elementary
    Third-graders at Worthington Elementary School in Ellicott City did more than just learn about solar energy this fall; they learned about the sun's power while a vast array of solar panels were being installed behind their school. County Executive Ken...
  • Governor gets concessions in Exelon deal

    Governor gets concessions in Exelon deal
    In a settlement with Gov. Martin O'Malley over the proposed buyout of Constellation Energy Group, Exelon Corp. has promised to develop significantly more natural gas, wind and solar power in Maryland, give more money to help low-income customers and...
  • Exelon settlement at a glance

    In a settlement with Gov. Martin O'Malley over the proposed buyout of Constellation Energy Group, Exelon Corp. has promised to develop significantly more natural gas, wind and solar power in Maryland, give more money to help low-income customers and...
  • O'Malley: Benefits of Exelon-CEG merger go beyond rate credit

    O'Malley: Benefits of Exelon-CEG merger go beyond rate credit
    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...
  • Going to jail for the environment

    Going to jail for the environment
    As you read this, two starkly different visions of Maryland's energy future are clashing on a sidewalk outside the White House. One vision embraces the idea of developing clean-energy wind farms off the coast of Ocean City. Those wind farms could one day...
  • Clear the way for a greener electric grid

    Clear the way for a greener electric grid
    Wind generators or windmills are sprouting up all over the United States. They're part of a growing move to expand the use of renewable energy sources, like wind and the sun, to produce electricity. Examples are everywhere. Construction of a 50-megawatt...
  • Green jobs economy has hits and misses in Maryland

    Green jobs economy has hits and misses in Maryland
    Dirty, used oil promises to bring some badly needed jobs to Baltimore, one recycling company says. But energy-saving light fixtures aren't proving to be the growth business that another company thought they were — at least not yet. FCC...
  • Why bury power lines when we can eliminate them altogether?

    The whole controversy about burying electrical wires or trimming more trees misses one big point: If my tax dollars were spent supporting solar energy or solar cells that I could attach to my house, instead of building killer drones, the whole problem...
  • Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA

    Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA
    Some companies with interests in Maryland have found a new way to show support for Gov. Martin O'Malley: They're contributing tens of thousands of dollars to the Democratic Governors Association. Last December, O'Malley took the helm of the DGA, where as...
  • Labor wants guaranteed role in wind-power plan

    Organized labor wants a guaranteed role in the offshore wind project Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to propose — and the unions want it in writing. The demand by construction unions is the latest hurdle for O'Malley's effort to spur the...
  • Solar home business shining in Maryland

    Solar home business shining in Maryland
    It might not seem to be a bright investment right now, after weeks of seemingly endless clouds and rain, but solar panels are popping up on rooftops all over Maryland. With government help in the form of tax credits and grants, companies making equipment...
  • O'Malley to unveil new approach to wind power

    Gov. Martin O'Malley is to unveil today a new approach to promoting offshore wind power that he hopes the General Assembly will find easier on consumers than last year's plan. The new approach borrows ideas from a New Jersey bill signed by Republican Gov....