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Md. Commission Approves Rate Hike For Pepco

The Maryland Public Service Commission has approved an electricity rate hike for Pepco, but less than the utility requested.


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PSC To Conduct Further Hearings On Smart Meters

Maryland’s Public Service Commission has decided ratepayers of three utilities can potentially opt-out of installing smart meters.


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O’Malley Appoints PSC Chairman To Judgeship

Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed the chairman of the Maryland Public Service Commission to be a judge on the state’s intermediate appellate court, and the governor has named a new director of public affairs for his administration.


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Western Md. Toll Bridge Fees Could Triple

The fee for driving a car across the Potomac River on a private toll bridge in western Maryland would triple under a staff proposal from the state Public Service Commission.


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PSC Wrestles With Billing After Power Outages

Maryland regulators are considering changing a policy that allows utilities to bill customers for lost revenue during the first 24 hours of a power outage.


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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.



PSC Denies Gas Rate Increase

The Maryland Public Service Commission has rejected an application by Washington Gas Light Co. for a substantial rate increase for its gas customers in Maryland.


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Exelon, Constellation Execs Before Md. PSC

The two CEOs working to merge Constellation Energy and Exelon spent their day trying to convince state regulators it’s a good deal for BGE customers.


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PSC Fines Maryland Telemarketer

A Maryland telemarketer has been fined $490,000 for reportedly violating Mississippi’s no-call law.


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Md. Prison Solar Farm Gets Nod From PSC Judge

A Maryland Public Service Commission judge is giving tentative approval to a large solar energy project on the grounds of a state prison complex near Hagerstown.


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O’Malley To Swear In New PSC Members

Gov. Martin O’Malley will be swearing in two new members of the Public Service Commission.


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W.Va. PSC Dismisses 765kV Power Line Application

The state Public Service Commission has agreed to dismiss an application to build a 765-kilovolt power line across West Virginia.