When disaster strikes, phone and Internet service often takes a hit, right when it’s needed the most.
Mid-Atlantic electric utilities, facing the threat of a direct hit from Hurricane Sandy, reached across North America on Friday to secure extra help in restoring power that they said could be out for more than a week because of prolonged high winds and torrential rain.
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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Washington schools, firehouses, police stations and city offices are now 100 percent wind powered.
Crews are making progress in restoring power to those affected by severe storms that blew through the mid-Atlantic region.
Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) said that more than 24,000 of its customers lost power due to Saturday’s storms. Of those, over 14,900 are still without electricity.
A group of environmentalists and residents say they oppose bringing a power line carrying electricity from proposed offshore wind turbines on shore at Assateague Island.
Baltimore Gas & Electric says it is seeking rate increases for electricity and natural gas distribution.
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.
The impact of Maryland’s brutal storm on June 29 is still being felt by some, including at St. Martin’s Home in Catonsville that cares for needy seniors.
Pepco would be required to bury more power lines in the District of Columbia under legislation proposed by members of the D.C. Council.