| Oct 25, 2011
| 9:01 AM
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. said Tuesday that natural gas customers could anticipate a nearly 5 percent decrease in their bill for the upcoming winter.
The bill for a typical residential customer is expected to total $556 for the period between Nov. 1...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 7:49 PM
We've heard plenty of lip service when it comes to renewable energy in this state, and the talk at the Florida Energy Summit this week starring Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam wasn't any different.
In fact, Putnam, who now oversees the state...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 8:31 PM
Residents and businesses in Locust Point face life without natural gas for heat, cooking and heating water for "several" days after a contractor ruptured a 12-inch main serving the South Baltimore neighborhood, according to Baltimore Gas and Electric Co....
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:26 PM
Natural gas service will be restored to customers in Locust Point starting late Wednesday and the company has begun forced entries into homes as part of repair efforts, according to a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. official.
The company had estimated...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 4:12 PM
Natural gas service has been restored to almost all customers affected by the gas main break Monday in Locust Point, Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. said Thursday.
South Baltimore customers who still lack service should contact BGE at 1-800-685-0123 to...
| Nov 18, 2011
After deciding it isn't worth cleaning up one of the nation's dirtiest power plants, the owners of an aging coal-burner along the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan are shutting it down sooner than expected.
In its latest financial documents, Virginia-...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 2:57 PM
While Maryland business, labor and environmental groups backed a $1 billion settlement between Gov. Martin O'Malley and Exelon Corp. related to the Chicago company's buyout of Constellation Energy Group, not everyone was satisfied.
Merger opponent EDF...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 1:29 PM
— The first natural gas well has yet to be drilled into the Marcellus shale deposits underlying Western Maryland, but ripples already are being felt here from an industry that has brought wealth — and controversy — in neighboring...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:35 AM
The Yorktown Power Station and Chesapeake Energy Center, the two largest coal-fired power plants in Hampton Roads, burn on average 6,700 tons of coal every day.
The plants, which date to the 1950s, create enough electricity for 260,000 households. Yet...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 1:22 PM
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Climatic Data Center's "State of the Climate: Global Analysis for Annual 2010" makes for some pretty sobering reading. Vic and I waded through the nine-page document over the hot Fourth...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 9:13 PM
"Sorry." -- Eric Northman
I think it's important to list the most frightening things about this crazy, muddled installment of "True Blood." Ready? In descending order:
5. A child-like Eric killing Sookie's fairy godmother (apparently when this happens...