December 3, 2023

Maryland Public Service Commission (MD PSC)

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FERC Approves PJM RTEP Projects over State Protests
The 25 projects in PJM's Regional Transmission Expansion Plan include a $796 million immediate-need project to address Brandon Shores' looming deactivation.
Maryland PSC Approves Infinite Net Metering Credit Accumulation
The Net Metering Flexibility Act allows solar customers who generate their own electricity to accrue credits indefinitely, instead of only for a year.
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Moore Picks Energy Attorney Suchman to Round out Maryland PSC
Maryland Gov. Wes Moore submitted his third nomination for the state’s Public Service Commission, naming energy attorney Bonnie Suchman.
AES, FirstEnergy Ask to End PPA for Warrior Run Coal Plant
AES and FirstEnergy asked the Maryland PSC to close the Warrior Run coal plant early, which would save consumers money while furthering climate change goals.
Maryland Legislature Ends Session with Big Wins for Clean Energy
In addition to the POWER Act, Maryland also approved bills aimed at growing markets for energy storage, community solar and zero-emission heavy-duty trucks.
Maryland Lawmakers Vote to Raise Offshore Wind Target
The Maryland legislature passed legislation raising the state's offshore wind target to 8.5 GW while calling for coordinated transmission planning with PJM.
Maryland Public Television
Alvarado Withdraws from Md. PSC Nomination
A representative of the gas industry recently nominated to serve as one of the state’s key utility regulators withdrew his name from consideration on Tuesday.
Gov. Wes Moore
Moore Names Consumer Advocate to Head Md. PSC
Maryland Gov. Wes Moore has nominated a consumer advocate and a natural gas advocate to two of the three soon-to-be open seats on the PSC.
Pa. Department of Transportation
Pa. PUC Opens Proceeding on EV Rate Design
Pennsylvania regulators opened a rate design proceeding to encourage electric vehicle charging during off-peak hours.
Growing Pains Continue for Maryland Community Solar Pilot
Maryland’s community solar pilot program continues to face challenges, with only 59 MW of capacity online, one-tenth of the 600 MW allowed.

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