Potomac Edison says it’s spending $55 million this year to upgrade its electrical system in western Maryland and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.
Environmental groups say an aging, coal-fired power plant in Washington County that is being closed by FirstEnergy along with five others did not comply with Maryland’s 2006 Healthy Air Act.
A court in Frederick is hearing a utility company’s appeal of a zoning board decision that blocked a key component of a proposed multistate power line.
A lawyer with the state Public Service Commission is seeking an order requiring two utility companies to provide a status report on the condition of their high voltage transmission lines in West Virginia.
The president of FirstEnergy Corp.’s Maryland operations says the company will add 30 to 40 workers at its Williamsport office.
FirstEnergy Corp. says Williamsport will be home to its new Maryland operations center.
The Maryland Public Service Commission is approving the proposed merger of Allegheny Energy Inc. and FirstEnergy Corp.