Maryland’s governor lobbied lawmakers personally Tuesday for one of the key pieces of his environmental agenda, a reworked offshore wind power bill modeled on a New Jersey law.
Governor Martin O’Malley promotes wind power despite the potential cost increase to Maryland consumers.
Pain at the pump may be maxing out right now, but there’s no let up in monthly bills for household energy use.
Maryland lawmakers are rushing to approve bills on everything from hot-button social issues to the budget before they leave town in less than two weeks.
Governor Martin O’Malley is making a move in a final push to bring off-shore wind turbines to Maryland.
Hundreds rallied in Annapolis in support of harnessing wind power off the shores of Maryland but opponents are concerned it will cost you more money.
Maryland’s Public Service Commission is saying a plan to make state utilities buy offshore wind energy will not cost ratepayers as much as some had feared.
The U.S. Department of Energy said Monday it intends to spend $50 million to speed the development of offshore wind farms, with a goal of issuing leases off four Atlantic Coast states by the end of the year.