Hogan Appoints Stanek To Chair Public Service CommissionGov. Larry Hogan has appointed Jason Stanek to chair the Public Service Commission.
Maryland Regulators Approve Exelon-Pepco MergerMaryland regulators have granted conditional approval for a proposed $6.8 billion merger between Exelon Corp. and Pepco Holdings Inc.
Legislation On Web-Based Ride-Sharing Likely A Maryland lawmaker says the Legislature and not the state Public Service Commission should come up with policies to regulate Web-based ride-sharing services like Uber, after the PSC ruled this week that such companies should be treated the same way that tax-cab companies are.
Settlement Offer Weighed In Md. Utility CaseA lawyer says a settlement has been offered to resolve a case involving meter reading practices by Potomac Edison in western Maryland.
Pepco Seeks $43.3M Rate Hike For Md. CustomersThe utility Pepco is seeking a $43.3 million rate hike in Maryland, the utility's third requested increase in two years.
Gov. O'Malley Appoints Anne Hoskins To Public Service CommissionGov. Martin O'Malley has appointed Anne Hoskins to serve on the Maryland Public Service Commission.
After Derecho, Public Service Commission Orders Power Utilities To ImproveA new report by the Public Service Commission is ordering BGE and other utilities to make major changes following last year's devastating derecho storm.
Western Md. Toll Bridge Fees Could Triple The fee for driving a car across the Potomac River on a private toll bridge in western Maryland would triple under a staff proposal from the state Public Service Commission.
O'Malley Discusses Surcharge To Help Prevent Power OutagesGovernor Martin O'Malley takes a step toward improving utility service--at a cost to customers. The governor would allow BGE and Pepco to collect a surcharge from ratepayers to help prevent power outages.
Last Day For Comments On 'Derecho' Storm To PSCIt'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.
Regulators Wrap Up Public Hearings On StormThe Maryland Public Service Commission has wrapped up the last of eight public hearings on electric companies' handling of a June storm known as a derecho that caused outages for days.
City, County Leaders Consider Ways To Better Prepare For Severe StormsCity and county leaders are posing some tough questions for local utility companies after a recent storm left hundreds of thousands without power for days or even longer.
Heat-Related Deaths In Maryland Reach 18More than a week of torrid temperatures left more than a dozen dead in Maryland. And with the cooldown, storms early Monday morning knocked out power to more than 6,000 BGE customers.
Md. Public Service Commission To Review BGE's Performance 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.
Public Service Commission To Hear Potomac Edison Billing ComplaintThe Maryland Public Service Commission says it will hear a complaint that Potomac Edison is over-billing some Western Maryland electricity customers by failing to read their meters as often as required.