By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
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Independent voices from the TWT Communities
With a year-end deadline looming, critics of federal subsidies for wind power are stepping up their arguments that taxpayer support for the industry is economically unsustainable while making it difficult for other, more viable energy sources to compete.
Exelon Corp. agreed on Thursday to pay $400,000 as part of a civil settlement with the Justice Department to resolve the company's alleged violation of two court orders in its sale of three electricity plants in Maryland in order to purchase the Constellation Energy Group.
Parts of two nuclear power plants were shut down late Monday and early Tuesday, while another plant — the nation's oldest — was put on alert after waters from Superstorm Sandy rose 6 feet above sea level.
"Entrepreneur" used to refer to someone who assumed the risk of a business venture with the expectation of making a profit.
Rep. Steny Hoyer and state Delegate Anthony J. O'Donnell are the only 5th District primary candidates with any significant campaign funds, according to year-end financial reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.
Two Maryland legislators are urging state officials to require that the state's largest electricity provider become an independent company as a condition of a proposed merger involving its parent company.
A company looking to buy a Baltimore-based energy group that would make it the nation's largest competitive power supplier contributed $250,000 to the Democratic Governors Association, according to its IRS report released on Monday.
Two Maryland legislators are proposing that the sale of the state's largest power company be contingent upon a return to regulation, arguing utility deregulation over the past 12 years has resulted in excessive rate increases.
The FBI on Sunday released a suspect's name in an attempted bombing at a Colorado mall, saying they were launching a nationwide search for the man thought to have carried out the botched plan on the anniversary of the Columbine High School shootings.
Edward Brennan, 73, Sears chairman, CEO