Panelists warned that misalignment of technology, regulation and market forces could result in missed opportunities for Maryland to hit its nation-leading climate goals.
Getting more solar on the grid is a critical issue in D.C., Maryland and Virginia, each of which has set ambitious targets for running their electric systems on 100% clean power.
The 25 projects in PJM's Regional Transmission Expansion Plan include a $796 million immediate-need project to address Brandon Shores' looming deactivation.
"The energy transformation will last decades, not years, which is why we are confident that investment opportunities will continue to strengthen and lengthen our rate base growth,” CEO Calvin Butler said.
A major focus at the Energy Bar Association meeting was on how to ensure reliability and affordability as the grid transitions to a cleaner future.
Utilities and customers both benefit when proactive hosting capacity planning is used to get ahead of the rising demand for distributed energy resources, panelists at the RE+ conference in Las Vegas said.
Exelon utilities will work on transmission upgrades as the Brandon Shores coal-fired power plant prepares for deactivation.
A report lays out a long list of actions Maryland could take to reach the GHG-reduction and clean energy targets set out in its climate law.
Maryland Gov. Wes Moore submitted his third nomination for the state’s Public Service Commission, naming energy attorney Bonnie Suchman.
Maryland Gov. Wes Moore executive order doubles state building energy conservation goals, calls for audit of high-energy-use buildings and recommendations for low-cost efficiency upgrades.
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