The Maryland Public Service Commission will conduct public hearings on the widespread power outages the state suffered during a storm.
City and county leaders are posing some tough questions for local utility companies after a recent storm left hundreds of thousands without power for days or even longer.
Eight people have died due to the heat, according to the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic were preparing to spend the Fourth of July like the nation’s founders did in 1776, without the conveniences of electricity and air conditioning.
Maryland is hammered by a hurricane-like summer thunderstorm. Right now, hundreds of thousands are without power. There is extensive damage across the state. Cars were crushed by large trees. Hundreds of BGE crews and repair crews from around the nation are now in Maryland, trying to get everyone back online. Making matters worse for people without power, it’s still very hot.
The storms have left Maryland a mess. The clock is ticking on restoration efforts as the summer sizzles.
Millions across the mid-Atlantic region sweltered Saturday in the aftermath of violent storms that pummeled the eastern U.S. with high winds and downed trees, killing at least 13 people and leaving 3 million without power during a triple-digit heat wave.
Pepco says more than 2,300 customers are still without power after severe thunderstorms that blew through the Washington area Friday evening.
Electric utilities in Maryland say about 1,000 customers remain without power after a freak October snowstorm.
Electric utilities are reporting about 3,500 Maryland customers still without power after a rare October snowstorm.
The number of homes and businesses still without power on the East Coast after an unusually early snowstorm has dipped below 3 million.
An unusually early and powerful nor’easter dumped wet, heavy snow Saturday from the mid-Atlantic to New England. Three deaths are attributed to the storm.