A major change from BGE–putting its entire grid on a new, “Smart Meter” system. But WJZ has learned people who don’t want the Smart Meters will have to pay to opt-out.
Several days after a winter ice storm, power outages persist throughout Maryland.
Thousands of people in the region remain without power. It’s been almost three full days since a wicked ice storm knocked out power to tens of thousands.
Potomac Edison is reporting more than 2,500 power outages in Allegany County, where temperatures are in the single digits.
More than 15,000 customers are without power in Maryland as winter weather moves through the region. But the number is down from earlier in the day.
McDaniel College in Westminster says it’s canceling classes for the second time this week because of electrical problems.
McDaniel College in Westminster says it is closed due to a power outage.
Days after a Republican was elected mayor of Annapolis, City Council members say they will revisit legislation that would strip the mayor’s office of much of its power.
Delmarva Power will replace 90 wooden utility poles that hold a high-voltage transmission line along Coastal Highway in Ocean City.
It’s lights out in Bel Air. A power outage at Festival at Bel Air shopping center has shut down service to 1,800 customers.
Maryland’s attorney general has deemed a portion of a law aimed at putting distance between wind turbines and homes unconstitutional.
“It’s been an absolute runaway sales success, as well as a critical success,” said Jamal Hameedi, Ford’s chief engineer for performance vehicles. “It’s been put up against the cream of the crop in Europe… and it’s come out on top in just about all of its comparison tests.“