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Maryland Public Service Commission

Maryland Public Service Commission

Offshore Wind

What is Maryland’s big picture? How do all the pieces fit together into an integrated reliable electric power system?


The state’s biggest utilities want to delay the Climate Solutions Now Act with another study. The House needs to stand up to this “classic stall maneuver,” one climate activist writes.

The grid modernization process needs to consider other issues such as creating jobs, establishing fair labor standards and promoting racial equity.


General Assembly action is needed now. A delay in enacting HB88 benefits utilities, raises costs for customers and hinders progress on state climate goals.

Offshore Wind

State can maintain offshore wind industry advantage with approval of new projects and development of supply chain growth strategies.

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company gained approval to use biogas — gas derived from organic sources such as food waste and lawn clippings —…

The Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted announced Wednesday that it has submitted a bid to generate up to 760 megawatts of power with a…

In an effort to reduce carbon emissions faster, Maryland lawmakers introduced a bill this year to promote the use of geothermal energy — one…

Climate Change

The 2020s will be defined by how we come together to address the major issues that we face, such as public health, inequality and…

When Maryland deregulated the electricity and natural gas markets in 1999, the hope was to encourage competition among energy suppliers and provide residents with…