John Warner

Don't leave Marylanders in the dark, modernize 'the grid'

Don't leave Marylanders in the dark, modernize 'the grid'

Infrastructure isn’t sexy. But Marylanders know that letting maintenance and modernization needs get ahead of you can come with a high price. Just ask any of the tens of thousands of people who couldn’t get to work on time because of the Baltimore Metro’s recent and sudden shut down for a month of repairs.

Now Maryland has an opportunity to modernize its electricity grid to accommodate growing demands for clean, efficient energy and electric vehicles. To get from source to switch, electricity has to travel through an interconnected infrastructure network, a.k.a. “the grid.” And just like Baltimore’s subway system, the grid needs periodic maintenance, repair and strategic upgrades...

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