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  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for sunny skies with a high near 50 degrees. It is expected to be mostly clear tonight, with a low temperature around 35 degrees. FROM LAST NIGHT... McDevitt out as CEO of Medifast: Medifast Inc., an Owings Mills-based...
  • Wind energy plans pose challenge to Navy testing

    Wind energy plans pose challenge to Navy testing
    In the 400-foot-plus turbines that a wind energy company wants to build on his tree farm on Maryland's Eastern Shore, Hall Coons sees a chance at a steady stream of income — and an opportunity to untether his economic fortunes from the ups and downs...
  • State needs wind energy to reach its goals

    State needs wind energy to reach its goals
    Much of the attention paid to Gov.Martin O'Malley's second offshore wind proposal has centered around the cost of building and maintaining an offshore wind farm and its effect on ratepayers. That is a very important discussion, and the governor has his...
  • Wind energy is clean, but wind energy systems are not

    Wind energy is clean, but wind energy systems are not
    Last year, Gov.Martin O'Malley proposed to build 500 megawatts of offshore wind. The debate centered around how much this would really cost, and the proposal died. This year, the proposal is to spend a fixed amount of money by capping the amount by...
  • Iowa ex-gov backs O'Malley's offshore wind push

    Iowa ex-gov backs O'Malley's offshore wind push
    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...
  • Delivering the future with graphene

    Delivering the future with graphene
    Behind locked doors in a nondescript Jessup industrial park, workers using secret techniques conjure a material that has promises to supercharge many 21st-century technologies. Called graphene, it's a fine, fluffy black powder that could soon become part...
  • Patuxent Wildlife Refuge scientists study how wind farms affect sea ducks

    Patuxent Wildlife Refuge scientists study how wind farms affect sea ducks
    Close to 1 million waterfowl spend their winters in the Chesapeake Bay, providing recreational hunting and bird watching for locals and visitors. But the call for construction of wind farms of more than 100 turbines about 10 miles offshore presented a...
  • 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...
  • Bel Air commissioners discuss holiday schedule, development regulations

    Bel Air town employees may no longer get Good Friday off as a paid holiday. The town commissioners discussed dropping the religious observance as a town holiday during their work session Tuesday afternoon. The proposal was brought up by Director of...
  • The merger's green lining

    The merger's green lining
    The Maryland Public Service Commission's ongoing review of the proposed merger of Constellation Energy Group and Exelon Corp. has uncovered numerous pros and cons for the Baltimore-area consumer, from the loss of a corporate headquarters to the proposed...
  • 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...