| Sep 7, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Rising water on the Susquehanna River is forcing the owners of the Conowingo hydroelectric dam to open more floodgates, raising the risks of flooding downstream in the town of Port Deposit. Twelve gates were reported to be open Wednesday morning.Exelon......
| Oct 24, 2011
| 4:34 PM
At 407 pages, the Energy Department's just released Annual Energy Review contains more than you'll ever want to know about power consumption and production in America. On the other hand, you'll never be at a loss for words, or facts, on the subject....
| Feb 24, 2011
| 7:57 AM
Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, 20, a citizen of Saudi Arabia and resident of Lubbock, Texas, was arrested late yesterday by FBI agents in Texas on a federal charge of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction in connection with his alleged purchase of...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 11:15 AM
Peg Niland's father did not let the lack of a road stop him from building a summer cabin 64 years ago. When the Conowingo Power Co. made lots available for nominal leases in northern Harford County, he chose one on Broad Creek, had lumber tossed from a...
| May 25, 2012
| 11:36 AM
Lake Aldred water levels may be slightly lower than usual this weekend because of damaged flashboards on Holtwood Dam.
The lower levels may affect boating activity on the lake, and boaters are asked to observe the information posted at PPL’s Pequea...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 11:06 AM
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commissionapproved licenses to build two new nuclear reactors Thursday, the first authorized in over 30 years.
The reactors are being built in Georgia by a consortium of utilities led by Southern Co. (SO, Fortune 500) They...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 8:57 AM
Wind farms in the Pacific Northwest – built with government subsidies and maintained with tax credits for every megawatt produced – are now getting paid to shut down as the federal agency charged with managing the region's electricity grid...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 5:50 AM
Let's just say that hydroelectric dams haven't taken as long to complete as the Lost City Diner, Joy Martin's long-awaited project in the Charles North neighborhood.
There were rumors of activity on the corner of Charles and Lafayette in early July,...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Let’s just say that hydroelectric dams haven’t taken as long to complete as the Lost City Diner, Joy Martin’s long-awaited project in the Charles North neighborhood.
There were rumors of activity on the corner of Charles and...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 5:43 AM
After heavy rains from remnants of Tropical Storm Lee washed away bridges and roads, overwhelmed sewage systems and may have contributed to at least one Baltimore-area death, the runoff threatened to overwhelm Maryland towns along the Susquehanna River...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 1:49 PM
In anticipation of expected flooding on the Susquehanna River, PPL has shut down the Holtwood hydroelectric plant in Lancaster County, evacuated plant workers and secured the construction area for the plant's ongoing expansion project.