Tag: Maryland

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Constellation repowers Maryland wind farm

June 9, 2023

Via: reNews

US developer Constellation is repowering its Criterion wind project (pictured) in Oakland, Maryland, extending the life of the facility for 20 years. Construction at the Criterion facility is underway with the installation of new, high-efficiency rotors, turbine blades and generators […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Maryland sets 8.5GW offshore wind target

March 31, 2023

Via: reNews

Maryland governor Wes Moore (pictured) has set a target of 8500MW of offshore wind being developed in the state’s waters. Governor Moore announced that Maryland will aim to quadruple the amount of energy produced by offshore wind from the previous […]

News and Policies, State

Maryland lawmakers pass Clean Energy Jobs Act

April 9, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

Clean industry leaders celebrated the passage of the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) by state lawmakers yesterday. The bill now goes to the governor’s desk for signature. CEJA puts the state of Maryland on track to achieving a 50 percent […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

US Wind Selects Firms to Develop and Construct Maryland Offshore Wind Project

April 23, 2018

Via: Power Engineering

The 250-MW offshore wind project near Maryland took another step forward, as US Wind has selected two Baltimore firms for development and construction work. Strum Contracting Company will provide welding services for the installation of the meteorological tower, which will […]

News and Policies, State

Maryland bans fracking as state plans to consume more natural gas

April 10, 2017

Via: American Energy News

The Maryland General Assembly has passed a bill authorizing a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The bill, which was passed in the House of Representatives earlier this month and passed the Senate by a 35-10 vote Monday night, now moves […]

News and Policies, State

Maryland to introduce almost 200MW of community solar

February 21, 2017

Via: PV Resources

The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved the final rules that will implement the state’s three-year community solar pilot programme. The programme’s target capacity is 192.1MW of solar PV  over three years as outlined in the HB 1087 legislation […]

News and Policies, State

Maryland Scores 3 Out Of 4 On Principles For A Good Community Solar Program

June 28, 2016

Via: CleanTechnica

Maryland is the latest state to adopt a community solar program, and a review of the program rules shows that the state is serious about getting community solar right. It meets at least 3 of the 4 principles for a […]

News and Policies, State

Solar Industry Denounces Vetoing of Maryland’s Clean Energy Jobs Act of 2016

May 31, 2016

Via: PR Newswire

MDV-SEIA is deeply disappointed that Governor Hogan vetoed the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Governor Hogan ran his campaign on supporting jobs in Maryland. With this veto, Governor Hogan is sending a clear message that the Administration does not support job […]