| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Legislation to subsidize an offshore wind energy project off Ocean City moved ahead Friday, as the House Economic Matters Committee approved the measure, a priority of Gov. Martin O'Malley and many environmental activists.
The committee voted 14-7 to...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 10:18 AM
Over the objections of Republican lawmakers, the House of Delegates on Friday approved Gov. Martin O'Malley's bill to create incentives for development of a wind energy project off the coast of Ocean City.
The measure, a top item on O'Malley's...
| Feb 24, 2013
Would you pay a little bit more on your monthly utility bill to help build a wind farm generating as much as 200 megawatts of electricity 12 miles or more off the coast of Maryland? That's really all Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed offshore wind bill...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:30 AM
As one of Maryland's manufacturing companies, we enthusiastically support The Sun's position on the offshore wind legislation now before the state Senate ("Wind picks up steam," Feb. 25).
The Sun's position provides a realistic description of the...
| Mar 9, 2013
Moving his company across the Delaware River was a breeze for Eric Schwartz.
The CEO of Windkits and his team needed to quickly find a new location in 2011 after his firm's European parent company announced it was spinning the division off.
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:05 AM
I know this story may be hard to believe, but the Governor wants to construct 40 wind turbines that are 80 stories high (think: Baltimore's tallest building) and 20 miles out in the ocean.
This has never been done before. The cost of this...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 5:06 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's bill to subsidize and encourage development of an offshore wind project near Ocean City cleared a hurdle Thursday in the Maryland Senate. If the bill receives final passage and a private developer builds a wind farm, Maryland...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Over 600,000 bats were killed by wind energy turbines across the United States last year, with the highest concentration of kills in the Appalachian Mountains, according to new research.
In a paper published Friday in the journal BioScience,...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Japan inaugurated a floating offshore wind turbine Monday that energy industry leaders hope will open a new frontier in Japanese renewable technologies and help the country reduce its dependence on nuclear energy and fossil fuels.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:25 AM
In a first, wind energy became the No. 1 source of new U.S. electricity generation capacity in 2012, according to a report released by the Energy Department on Tuesday.
Wind energy accounted for 43% of new electric additions last year, adding more than...
| Aug 9, 2013
EAST BAY BIKE PATH, R.I. — There's a two wheeled revolution underway in Rhode Island.
Since the early '90s the Ocean State has paved, marked, and blazed its way to becoming a haven for bicyclists. The state now boasts 64 miles of paved bike paths,...