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Maryland cracks top 10 most energy efficient states

NOTTINGHAM, MD— Maryland is once again in the top 10 nationally for energy efficiency standards. In the latest reported issued by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), Maryland moved up to no. 7 and received the “most improved” distinction award.  The state has has been in the top 10 for the past 9 years of the ACEEE scorecard, …


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Watchdog group claims Gov. Hogan’s ‘clean energy’ plan is bait and switch

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Could Governor Larry Hogan’s latest push for clean and renewable energy projects in Maryland be a bait and switch? One watchdog group seems to think so. Earlier this week, Governor Hogan signed Executive Order 01.01.2019.09, establishing the Governor’s Task Force on Renewable Energy Development and Siting, which will work to develop consensus-based recommendations on the siting of …


Md. joins 22 other states suing EPA over ‘dirty power’ rule

BALTIMORE, MD – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh, joining a coalition of 22 states and 7 local governments, on Wednesday announced a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule. The ACE rule, dubbed the “Dirty Power” rule by environmentalists, replaces the Clean Power Plan, the first-ever nationwide limits on one of the …

Governor Hogan launches new push for clean, renewable energy

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced new initiatives to promote clean and renewable energy projects in Maryland. Governor Hogan signed Executive Order 01.01.2019.09, establishing the Governor’s Task Force on Renewable Energy Development and Siting, which will work to develop consensus-based recommendations on the siting of new solar and wind energy projects in the state. To jump-start that process, the …

Gov. Hogan outlines clean energy strategy

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday outlined his strategy to set Maryland on a path to 100% clean electricity by 2040. The Clean and Renewable Energy Standard (CARES) promises a commitment to leading the charge on clean energy, climate change, and greenhouse gas emission reductions. The governor made the announcement in a letter to Senate President Thomas V. …