BGE has restored electricity to hundreds of customers in Carroll County. But new outages are possible as temperatures drop and refreezing begins.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray wants to move up to 60 major power lines underground at a cost of $1 billion to prevent extended outages in the future.
Sixty days. That’s how long Gov. Martin O’Malley is giving state energy advisers to figure out a plan to improve Maryland’s electrical system. It comes following a series of storms that knocked out power to hundreds of thousands.
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.
Pepco would be required to bury more power lines in the District of Columbia under legislation proposed by members of the D.C. Council.
The storms were destructive and deadly, killing two people in Maryland.
Authorities are closing some Anne Arundel County schools due to power outages caused by downed power lines.
Transit officials say two lines of the MARC train that were closed have reopened.
The president of a coalition of wind developers is citing nine indications of interest from eight parties for projects off Maryland’s coast as a positive sign that interest in wind power is growing.