| 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...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to encourage development of a wind energy farm off the coast of Ocean City cleared a major hurdle Friday as the Maryland Senate passed the bill 30-17.
The proposal, designed to spark an offshore wind industry by subsidizing...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:47 PM
After three years of trying, Gov. Martin O'Malley has won approval of legislation that aims to spur construction of towering wind turbines off Maryland's Atlantic coast.
Now comes the hard part.
Daunting regulatory, political and financial hurdles...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Mike Tidwell is correct that the evidence for global climate change is indisputable and that carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels and alterations in the earth's ecosystems is the primary cause ("Forecast calls for pain," Feb. 6). Since the...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Your recent commentary on climate change continues the politically correct approach to the problem of global warming and its solutions without approaching the reality of what has been accomplished and what the underlying issues are ("Forecast calls for...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The sentiment of the commentary, "Nuclear blows away wind" (Feb. 1) worries me. As a District of Columbia resident, I see Maryland as a leader capable of bringing offshore wind to the entire region.
First, offshore wind farms will not be developed if...