Energy News for the Maryland Market

BGE Commercial Electricity Supply Rates to Surge Up to 80% Effective Dec. 1

BGE commercial rates are set to surge by 80 percent effective Dec. 1, 2014. Maryland consumers have the option to buy electricity from suppliers other than the power company. Maryland-based energy advisor MD Energy Advisors gives insight on how businesses can avoid surges and reap optimal energy savings.

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With BGE Commercial rates […]

2015-05-07T15:31:24-05:00November 24th, 2014|Maryland Market|

Maryland agency wants to set energy savings target for utilities

By: Mary Powers |

Maryland’s consumer advocate has recommended that regulators set a specific energy savings target for utilities to meet during the next three years after examining utility proposals for future savings.

The utilities covered by the state’s EmPower law appear to be slowing down their efforts to seek energy efficiency and peak demand […]

2015-05-07T15:32:37-05:00October 7th, 2014|Maryland Market|

Report: Customers in 13 Mid-Atlantic States & DC Could Miss Out on as much as $1.3 Billion in Electric Bill Savings

By: Allison Clements |

Electric customers in the Mid-Atlantic region may be missing out on $433 million in annual utility bill savings over the next three years – as much as $1.3 billion** – because their transmission grid operator seems to be undercounting the impact of energy efficiency programs that avoid the need for […]

New technology turns manure into electricity

By: Charlene Sharpe |

Maryland Department of Agriculture officials awarded a Pocomoke farm and two other projects more than $1 million in grants Friday for their innovative waste management projects.

Pocomoke’s Millennium Farms, owned and operated by Jason and Kim Lambertson, received $676,144.47 in funding to help with the anaerobic digester and nutrient recovery system […]

2015-05-07T15:34:04-05:00August 18th, 2014|Maryland Market|