Utilities in Maryland and Washington are asking customers to reduce energy use as hot weather blankets the region.
City homeowners and businesses will see a spike in their water bills to the tune of 15 percent. City leaders say they need to repair the aging pipes and water mains.
A new report by the Public Service Commission is ordering BGE and other utilities to make major changes following last year’s devastating derecho storm.
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.
A 10-minute shower can use less water than a full bath.
It’s the last day for Maryland residents to submit comments about electric companies’ handling of the “derecho” storm in June that caused days of power outages.
The Maryland Public Service Commission will conduct public hearings on the widespread power outages the state suffered during a storm.
All of Maryland’s major electrical utilities must file reports on how they managed power restoration after last Friday’s massive storm. No electricity and extreme heat is a painful combination still affecting more than 40,000 people in Maryland.
Hundreds of homes left dry by a water main break in Baltimore are expected to have service restored Monday.
The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says its headquarters in Laurel has been closed following a fire.
Making your electricity more dependable. That’s the goal in Annapolis as lawmakers consider threatening fines against utility companies if they take too long to restore your power.
Gov. Martin O’Malley’s plan to make state utilities buy offshore wind energy may have to wait a year.