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  • Md. commission approves rate hike for Pepco

    The Maryland Public Service Commission has approved an electricity rate hike for Pepco, but less than the utility requested.


  • DC Water adopts system to make power, fertilizer

    This is a topic that one must approach delicately so as not to offend the reader's sensibilities, but since it is a matter of importance for which you may receive a bill for some portion of $470 million, we start out with an analogy.


  • Scott Edwards with Montgomery County Highway helps clean up fallen trees in the Cloverly neighborhood after severe storms came through the region bringing heavy rain and winds, Silver Spring, Md., Thursday, June 13, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Tornado spotted in Montgomery County; outages in Md., Va. and D.C.

    A tornado was reported in central Montgomery County amid fast-moving storms that buffeted the D.C. area Thursday with rain and wind, National Weather Service officials said.


  • Pepco Holdings Inc. CEO Joseph M. Rigby saw his compensation rise from $6.7 million in 2011 to $11.4 million last year despite reliability problems. (Associated Press)

    Pepco CEO made $11.4 million in 2012 despite utility's spotty record

    Pepco has been faulted repeatedly for dismal reliability and the electric company's hundreds of thousands of customers have little choice but to go with the monopoly, yet its chief executive's compensation package rose from $6.7 million in 2011 to $11.4 million last year, financial documents filed last week show.


  • A worker uses a chainsaw to clear branches from a tree that fell onto the 14th fairway at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, June 30, 2012, after a strong storm blew through overnight. The AT&T National golf tournament was postponed to allow workers to clear the course. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Md. commission orders power utilities to improve

    The organization that monitors power companies in Maryland on Wednesday set a deadline for utilities to submit their plans to improve service and avoid future weather-related disasters.


  • A Pepco electrical engineer attempts to repair and replace downed power lines. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

    More than 100,000 without power following storm

    More than 100,000 people in the D.C. metro area are without power Tuesday morning in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, but local officials say things could have been much worse.


  • A Pepco electrical engineer attempts to repair and replace downed power lines. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

    Crews work through storm to restore power to thousands

    Energy providers in the D.C. region are urging residents to stay safe, warm and patient as Hurricane Sandy knocks out power to thousands of homes and leaves outages that could last for several days.


  • A Pepco electrical engineer attempts to repair and replace downed power lines. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

    Pepco OKs big lawyer pay raise, severance

    Amid a looming labor crisis and push for rate increases, the utility serving the nation's capital has given a big pay raise to the newly hired top lawyer and a $700,000 severance deal that will keep the company's longtime general counsel around for years in a newly created consultant's job, regulatory filings show.


  • A Pepco electrical engineer attempts to repair and replace downed power lines. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

    D.C. takes revised look at underground power lines

    Members of a newly formed task force looking at ways to reduce power outages in the District said it might be wiser to bury power lines only in high-risk areas than shell out billions for a citywide project.


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