The Maryland Senate voted Saturday to put a 13-month moratorium on the development of tall wind turbines within 56 miles of the U.S. Naval Air Station Patuxent River base in southern Maryland, a move that critics say will jeopardize a wind farm in Somerset County on the Eastern Shore.
Energy company Dominion Resources Inc. said Tuesday it plans to bid on a lease for a vast expanse of ocean off Maryland’s coast set aside for the development of wind farms.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is approving changes at a western Maryland wind farm to minimize harm to federally endangered Indiana bats.
The Federal Aviation Administration says a proposed wind farm on Maryland’s highest mountain won’t be an aviation hazard.
Maryland is riding the tide of offshore wind power with a notice of sale for nearly 80,000 acres for a windfarm off the coast of Ocean City.
For the first time, the Obama administration is taking action against wind farms for killing eagles.
The exploration continues for Maryland’s offshore wind energy farm.
Setting sail for wind power.
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.