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Wind Power Bill In Maryland Sees Changes

In Maryland, supporters of wind power are offering changes to a bill in the general assembly designed to bring such energy to the state.

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O'Malley Offers Changes On Wind Power Bill

A wind power bill in Maryland would force utilities in the state to sign long-term contracts to buy a certain percentage of their power from wind farms, to be built off the shores of Ocean City. Gov. Martin O'Malley is offering an amendment to the bill that would cap the increase consumers would see on their monthly bills because of the contracts at $2.

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No Vote Yet On Pepco Reliability Bill In Maryland

In Maryland, a vote has yet to be scheduled on a bill that would implement reliability standards on utilities statewide.

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Cost Concerns May Delay Maryland Wind Legislation

In Maryland, Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to make state utilities buy offshore wind energy may have to wait a year. The chairman of the state's Senate Finance Commitee says concerns about costs have prompted talk of delay.

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D.C. Number One For Renewable Energy Purchases

D.C. buys more renewable energy than any other city in the country, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

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