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Electricity Production and Distribution

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  • On the road to fuel savings

    On the road to fuel savings
    Buying a car was once a simple affair; all you needed to know was how many cylinders were under the hood. That's no longer true. With the federal government demanding higher fuel economy from cars and trucks, automakers are deploying an ever-widening...
  • Former Constellation CEO Shattuck retires from Exelon — but remains on its board

    Former Constellation CEO Shattuck retires from Exelon — but remains on its board
    Mayo A. Shattuck III, who coordinated the sale of two Baltimore institutions to out-of-state concerns and ran the region's power company for a volatile decade, has retired from the parent of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. Chicago-based Exelon Corp. didn'...
  • 2013 Ford C-Max Energi: Worth the cost?

    2013 Ford C-Max Energi: Worth the cost?
    Ford's hybrid strategy is evolving, with the company committed to offering consumers a variety of powertrains for some of its mainstream models. For 2013 Ford has added a new trim to the relatively new C-Max hybrid lineup: a plug-in hybrid option, or...
  • 'Black liquor' phase-out clears Senate

    'Black liquor' phase-out clears Senate
    A phase-out of renewable energy subsidies for paper mills has cleared the Maryland Senate, though with a provision that guarantees the state's only paper plant in Allegany County would continue to receive payments underwritten by taxpayers....
  • Attack on wind power a lot of hot air

    Attack on wind power a lot of hot air
    Charles Campbell, a retired executive with Gulf Oil, once again gets the facts wrong in his latest attempt to attack wind energy ("Nuclear power is good for the environment," May 28). First, Mr. Campbell falsely claims that Denmark has not seen a...
  • Meeting on proposed electricity rate hikes angers residents

    For at least half the roughly 25 people who showed up to a community meeting Thursday night on proposed electricity rate increases, it wasn't just the thought of ballooning bills that had them fuming, it was how the meeting was run. For starters,...
  • Obama sets strict test for Keystone XL Pipeline

    Obama sets strict test for Keystone XL Pipeline
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama set a high bar for approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, declaring for the first time that he would let the project go forward only if it does not “significantly increase” emissions of greenhouse...
  • Glendale adopts new $170.7-million General Fund budget

    After spending nearly two months to review the city’s finances, the City Council unanimously approved a $170.7-million General Fund budget for next fiscal year, which begins July 1, on Tuesday night. But even as the city prepares to move forward...
  • Residents complain, GWP officials explain proposed electricity rate hikes

    At Glendale Water & Power's final community meeting Thursday on a series of proposed electricity rate hikes, some residents said they understood the need, they just wish it wasn't such a steep increase. "We are all hurting," said resident Edward...
  • Glendale Water & Power rates to get big boost

    Glendale Water &amp Power rates to get big boost
    Five years worth of proposed electricity rate increases announced by city officials at a community meeting on Wednesday are far more drastic than those considered last year. Glendale Water & Power officials say they need to boost rates by an average...
  • San Onofre shutdown will mean tight electricity supplies

    SACRAMENTO — Southern California residents will have to get serious about energy conservation, particularly this summer, now that the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station has been permanently shut down. Without that nuclear plant, which accounted...