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BGE Urges Customers To Prepare For Possible Outages Ahead Of Hurricane Sandy

Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) has announced that it is preparing for any possible power outages this weekend and into early next week in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.


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PSC Rejects Most Of Pepco Rate Increase Request

MMaryland regulators on Friday rejected a large portion of the Potomac Electric Power Company’s request for a 4 percent rate increase, citing the company’s history of substandard performance.


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Storm Causes Power Outages In Washington Area

Severe thunderstorms in the Washington area caused trees and power lines to fall, leaving many residents in the dark.


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Metro: Hardware Failure Caused Weekend Outages

Metro officials say a hardware failure caused their train monitoring system to shut down twice over the weekend.


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BGE Customers Outraged About Fee Charged To Recover Utility’s Losses

There’s frustration and outright anger at BGE. It’s all over a small fee charged to all customers, even to those who lost power for days during that powerful storm that tore through the state.


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Delmarva Power Warns Weather Could Cause Problems

Delmarva Power is warning residents that customers should prepare for unexpected power outages if severe weather strikes the area this weekend.


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Frustrations Mount As Power Outages Stretch On For Thousands In Md.

The heat and humidity that are wrapping themselves around the region are sending even more people in search of some relief. Meanwhile, more out-of- state workers are arriving to help BGE restore power to the thousands still left in the dark after last Friday’s storm.


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BCPS Schools Without Power Down To 8

Just eight Baltimore County public schools remained without power Thursday afternoon and will be closed on Friday.


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Utilities Struggle To Restore Power To Thousands

Utility workers were working Thursday to return lights and air conditions to hundreds of thousands of people who remained without power after last week’s violent storms, even as more strong storms moved in.


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Region Struggles For Normalcy Days After Storms

The region is struggling to get back to normal after deadly, power-cutting storms.


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Clearing Trees Proves To Be Major Hindrance In Power Restoration

Tens of thousands are still without power, but progress is being made at getting more people online. Crews are still trying to clear the hundreds of trees that fell during last Friday night’s wind storm.


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Pepco Says It Has Restored Power To 90 Percent Of Those Affected By Storms

Pepco says it has restored power to 90 percent of those affected by last week’s storms, beating its own estimate for getting power back to customers.