| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Four major electricity providers defended the safety of "smart meters" Tuesday at a hearing called by the Maryland Public Service Commission after commissioners read reports of similar meters overheating and catching fire in Southeastern Pennsylvania....
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Maryland's largest solar facility - for now - debuted today (Wednesday, 8/29) in Emmitsburg, with officials celebrating completion of the $50 million project at Mount St. Mary's University.
Gov. Martin O'Malley was to be on hand for the dedication of the...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 5:29 PM
Once promoted as the vanguard of a "nuclear renaissance," a proposed new reactor at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Southern Maryland now faces a major new roadblock, with federal regulators threatening to shelve the troubled $9.6 billion...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Ryan Hunter-Reay won the second Grand Prix of Baltimore, a sloppy race full of fits and starts run before a diminished crowd.
Organizers, though, came away convinced that this year's hastily planned event proved an IndyCar race can work downtown....
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The Baltimore City Council gave preliminary approval on Monday to a proposal for a decade of tax breaks for Harbor Point, the future home of Exelon Corp.'s Baltimore headquarters.
Two council members, Nick Mosby and Carl Stokes, voted against including...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:52 PM
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. plans to ask Maryland regulators later this year to allow it to raise rates for the distribution of electricity and natural gas, Chicago-based Exelon Corp., the utility's new owner, said Thursday.
Exelon executives told...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 6:45 PM
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. is seeking to raise distribution rates for electricity and natural gas, a move that would add about $11.80 a month to the median residential bill.
The rate increase is needed to pay for updated infrastructure, utility...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:43 PM
The state outlined Friday how it proposes to spend the $113.5 million that Exelon Corp. agreed to put in a "customer investment fund" as part of its merger with Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s parent.
The biggest piece — $44 million —...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Developers of Baltimore's Harbor Point have asked the city for permission to build up to 1,000 residences on the site between Harbor East and Fells Point, making the project more of a mixed-use community than is currently allowed by the city's zoning.
| Aug 6, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Exelon Corp. cut about 170 jobs in Maryland earlier this summer, just over half through layoffs and the rest through voluntary buyouts, the energy company said Monday.
Exelon — which acquired Baltimore-based Constellation Energy Group in March ...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:47 PM
The Baltimore Development Corp. is to hold a hearing Wednesday evening to discuss whether Harbor Point, the future home of Exelon Corp.'s Baltimore headquarters, should again be included in a state-wide tax credit program.
John Paterakis' Harbor East...