April 17, 2024

Wes Moore

Bill Would Exempt Md. Data Centers with Fossil Fuel Backup from PSC Approval
Getting bills through the Maryland General Assembly often involves compromises and tradeoffs, even with Democrats controlling the House of Delegates, the Senate and the governorship.
Md. Lawmakers Load up on Clean Energy Bills
More than 70 energy-related laws have been introduced in the first month of the Maryland General Assembly’s 2024 session.
Maryland Department of the Environment
Md. Emission-reduction Plan: High Ambitions, No Funding
Maryland will have to come up with an extra $1 billion yearly to pay for proposals in its newly released Climate Pollution Reduction Plan.
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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.
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 Legislature Sends POWER Act to Governor’s Desk
With hours to go until the end of their legislative session, Maryland lawmakers passed a law committing the state to developing 8.5 GW of offshore wind by 2031.
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.
Office of the Governor
Maryland to Adopt California’s Advanced Clean Cars II Rule
Maryland will fast-track adoption of California’s ACCII rule, requiring that 100% of all new passenger cars sold in the state be zero-emission vehicles by 2035.
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.

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