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Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia announce agreement to spur offshore wind development

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The governors of Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia on Thursday announced a three-state collaboration to advance offshore wind projects in the region and promote the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic United States as a hub for offshore wind energy and industry. The creation of the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Regional Transformative Partnership for Offshore Wind Energy Resources (SMART-POWER) provides a framework for …


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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, …


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 …