Rick Perry

Maryland must lead on renewable energy

Maryland must lead on renewable energy

In his opinion piece, Tom Firey stated that Del. Shane Robinson is introducing a bill for 100 percent renewable energy in 2050 (“Md. renewable energy mandates: Corporate welfare disguised as environmentalism”, Sept. 27). This is wrong. Delegate Robinson’s bill will require 100 percent clean energy by 2035. But most importantly, Mr. Firey missed that this legislation will strip out dirty forms of energy currently allowed under Maryland’s Renewable Portfolio Standard. Thus, when this bill becomes law, Maryland residents will have power sourced from only clean energy — wind...

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