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.
A New Jersey offshore wind law could serve as a model for developing the industry in Maryland, environmentalists and offshore wind industry officials said Friday.
Constellation Energy Group is celebrating the startup of Maryland’s first commercial wind farm.
Backers of wind energy are turning to global warming to heat up support for a bill currently before the state legislature.
Thousands of new jobs. On Thursday, supporters of an off-shore wind farm near Ocean City released a new report. While it reveals the project would have significant economic impact, some lawmakers are also concerned about the cost to everyday citizens.