| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:30 AM
ATLANTA — Ric Reitz makes movies. He helped bankroll the Matt Damon thriller "Contagion," Clint Eastwood's "Trouble With the Curve" and the Robert Downey comedy "Due Date."
Reitz, an energetic 58-year-old, doesn't hang out at the Polo Lounge, red-...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Tuesday was Baltimore's coldest day in 18 years, with temperatures cold enough to shatter two records, strain the region's electricity supply, fill homeless shelters and even render fire hydrants near a South Baltimore blaze useless.
The air temperature...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:21 PM
City officials formally approved agreements Wednesday with the developer of the $1.8 billion Harbor Point project over the protests of Comptroller Joan M. Pratt.
The Board of Estimates approval, which was expected, will allow the city to eventually issue...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Energy supplier Constellation said Thursday that it added 38 megawatts of solar generation last year for business and government customers, including 3.6 megawatts in Maryland.
Constellation, the Baltimore-based subsidiary of Exelon Corp., said its...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:12 PM
The developer planning to build a new waterfront headquarters for Exelon Corp. on the site of a former chromium-processing plant assured Fells Point-area residents Thursday night that the Harbor Point project could be built safely without releasing the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Exelon Corp. said Monday that it plans to retire one of its electric generation units in Baltimore County within two-and-a-half years, citing the equipment's age as a key reason.
The announcement comes as the Chicago-based energy company is ramping up...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:08 PM
A flatbed truck pulled away from the port of Baltimore last week carrying uranium once packed into nuclear warheads aimed at the United States.
The shipment, bound for a processing plant in Kentucky, marked the end of a 20-year collaboration to convert...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 6:31 PM
While the Baltimore Ravens and the Buffalo Bills prepare for their Sunday matchup, the two franchises don’t seem to have much in common.
Buffalo has gone through six general managers since 2000 and hasn’t made the playoffs during that time....
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s parent struck a $6.9 billion deal Wednesday to acquire Pepco Holdings Inc., 16 years after BGE walked away from a protracted effort to buy its southern neighbor.
Chicago-based Exelon Corp.'s purchase of Pepco Holdings...
| May 1, 2014
| 11:19 AM
A malfunction at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant caused an automatic shutdown of one of the two reactors there Thursday morning, the latest in a series of issues at the Southern Maryland facility.
Chicago-based Exelon Corp., which operates...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:04 PM
No one needs to convince the people running Green Bay Packaging's box-making plant in Hunt Valley that energy efficiency pays off.
The last time they got assistance making nips and tucks to their process, they lowered electricity use 1 percent even as...