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BGE seeking distribution rate increases

Baltimore Gas & Electric says it is seeking rate increases for electricity and natural gas distribution.

Sunday - 07/29/2012, 11:17am EDT

Tags: BGE, rate increase,

Residents vent as Pepco scrambles for answers

During the derecho, Pepco had crews from as far away as Canada pitching in. That raises a question: Does Pepco have enough repair crews?

Saturday - 07/14/2012, 08:19am EDT

Tags: Pepco, rate increase, D.C., Maryland

Pepco asks for delay on rate hike decision

Pepco has asked the Maryland Public Service Commission to delay its decision on a 4 percent rate hike, The Washington Post reports. The panel scheduled to vote on the increase this Friday.

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 10:49am EDT

Tags: Pepco, utility company, derecho

Ex-CIA director: Recent outages a taste of nationwide threat

Most in the Washington area were without power for at least a few hours following a derecho of historic proportions, and some fell off the grid for almost a week. R. James Woolsey Jr., CIA director under Bill Clinton and board member of the International Spy Museum, says a very real cybersecurity threat could sweep electrical grids throughout the country affecting the military and intelligence communities.

Monday - 07/09/2012, 10:54am EDT

Tags: cybersecurity, utility company, derecho, R. James Woolsey


Cardin says power suppliers need to catch up to Md.

Sen. Ben Cardin says new federal power plant regulations are supported by Maryland energy suppliers and it's time the rest of the nation's energy producers catch up.

Wednesday - 12/21/2011, 04:37pm EST

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