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Governor Martin O’Malley Introduces Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013, January 22nd, 2013

Major wind energy project in Maryland would create nearly 850 manufacturing and construction jobs every year for five years ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today introduced the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013. Identical in all substantive respects to the bill that overwhelmingly passed the House of Delegates last year, this measure will  Read the Rest…

A Brighter Future for Maryland, December 7th, 2012

In this “People Behind the Policies” blog, we hear from one of the founders of Maryland-based Astrum Solar and learn how their business relates to our goal to Increase Maryland’s In-State renewable generation 20% by 2022. “A Brighter Future for Maryland” You’ve probably driven past them and not even noticed. For the past five years,  Read the Rest…

CBF Fact Checks Funk and Bolton, November 13th, 2012

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications In Maryland, we know that one of the keys to restoring the health of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, lies in reducing the input of pollution from sources throughout each watershed.  That’s what we are working to do with Maryland’s Bay Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP).  Restoring the health of  Read the Rest…

National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, November 13th, 2012

Annapolis, MD Doug Nazarian, thank you. I also want to acknowledge the presence here of Max Curran, my brother-in-law. Max used to serve on our Public Service Commission. He’s a great lawyer and a most outstanding regulator. Thank you all very much for your leadership, especially in these difficult and changing times. I know that  Read the Rest…

Governor Martin O’Malley Announces Solutions to Improve the Reliability and Resiliency of Maryland’s Electric Distribution System, October 3rd, 2012

Grid Resiliency Task Force Report considers the impact of potential infrastructure investments ANNAPOLIS, MD  —Governor Martin O’Malley today released findings and recommendations to improve the resiliency of Maryland’s electric distribution system. The report, “Weathering the Storm: Report of the Grid Resiliency Taskforce,” contains 11 recommendations, including a four-step implementation plan that would accelerate investment designed  Read the Rest…

ICYMI: “Solar energy means Maryland jobs”, August 30th, 2012

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications Yesterday, Governor O’Malley joined in celebrating Maryland’s largest solar farm. Here’s a story in case you missed it: “Solar energy means Maryland jobs,” O’Malley said at the Mount event. “Over the next 10 years, with  efforts like this, we will be putting another 10,000 Marylanders to work on projects  Read the Rest…

Governor Martin O’Malley Issues Executive Order to Study Ways to Strengthen Maryland’s Electric Distribution System, July 25th, 2012

State officials to consider the impact of potential infrastructure investments on the resiliency of Maryland’s electric distribution system ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today issued an Executive Order directing the Administration’s Energy Advisor, Abigail Hopper, to mobilize several key government agencies to solicit input and recommendations from experts throughout the State to improve and  Read the Rest…

Solar Farm Ceremonial Groundbreaking, July 7th, 2012

Hagerstown, MD As Prepared for Delivery Thank you all very much,… if there’s one thing Mother Nature has been reminding us this past week, it’s that the sun is one of our most abundant natural resources. A special word of thanks to the men and women of the companies that made today possible,… Maja Wessels,  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Celebrates Groundbreaking on State’s Largest Solar Power Project, July 7th, 2012

HAGERSTOWN, MD  – Joined by local elected officials and representatives from First Solar and FirstEnergy, Governor Martin O’Malley today broke ground on a new, 160 acre solar farm project located on the grounds of the Maryland Correctional Institution (MCI) in Hagerstown.  Once built, the Maryland Solar project will produce 20 megawatts of power – enough  Read the Rest…

State of Maryland Submits Customer Investment Fund Proposal, June 15th, 2012

Plan saves energy and creates jobs ANNAPOLIS, MD  – The State of Maryland today filed its proposal with the Public Service Commission for utilizing the $113.5 million Customer Investment Fund provided by Exelon as a condition of the Commission’s approval of its merger with Constellation, endorsing nine proposals that reach a broad array of customers  Read the Rest…