The Maryland Public Service Commission has approved a proposal to build a wind power project near Frostburg.
Environmentalists got some of what they wanted from Maryland lawmakers during the legislative session that headed toward adjournment Monday, including an offshore wind bill and a divisive measure designed to help farmers comply with Chesapeake Bay restoration regulations.
A proposed wind farm off Maryland’s shore could kill up to 20 bald eagles a year, according to federal regulators who have asked the developer to take steps to cut those numbers in a move that could affect developing the electricity source along the Eastern Seaboard.
Environmental activists are praising the General Assembly for passing Governor O’Malley’s wind energy bill.
A measure to help develop offshore wind in Maryland advanced in the state Senate on Thursday, edging a priority of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s closer to passage after stalling in the last two years.
Governor Martin O’Malley appears to have cleared a hurdle in his quest to put a wind farm off the coast of Ocean City. It’s a renewable energy project supporters say will reduce global warming.
Johns Hopkins University says it will lead an international team of researchers studying how to improve wind farm design.
A move to regulate wind farms has stalled in far western Maryland.
Maryland utility regulators questioned developers of a proposed western Maryland wind farm for almost an hour Wednesday before holding off on whether to give them more time to start a project embroiled in a county zoning battle.
Some western Maryland residents are urging the Garrett County commissioners to impose restrictions on a proposed wind farm near Frostburg.
More than 100 religious, community, labor and low-income housing groups in the Washington area say they are joining forces to buy clean power and save money.
A study produced for the Maryland Energy Administration says Baltimore has the potential to become a hub for offshore wind power companies.
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