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Pepco urges customers to conserve electricity

As the region's extreme heat is expected to continue into the weekend, a utility is urging its customers to conserve electricity.

Thursday - 07/05/2012, 09:00pm EDT

Tags: Pepco,

Economists say Md. needs wind energy, fracking, more

Maryland energy policy remains in limbo, without major progress on offshore wind or hydraulic fracturing during the recently completed General Assembly session

Friday - 04/13/2012, 10:00am EDT

Tags: wind energy, fracking, Maryland General Assembly

Energy outlook: Gas prices are going up

Spoiler alert: Gas price this summer will cost more than last year. About 25 cents more.

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 06:18am EDT

Tags: gas prices, Andrew Mollenbeck

Plan moves forward for Atlantic seismic research

The U.S. Interior Department said Wednesday it is seeking comment from the public on a plan to allow energy companies to begin seismic testing to find oil and natural reserves in the Atlantic Ocean.

Wednesday - 03/28/2012, 03:48pm EDT

Tags: U.S. Interior Department, oil, Atlantic ocean, seismic testing

Is selling energy door-to-door a scam?

When two salespeople came to a Silver Spring home peddling energy, the homeowner had to question their hard-sell tactics and whether they were legitimate.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 07:45am EST

Tags: kate ryan, Maryland Public Service Commission

Say goodbye to the incandescent bulb

The new year marks the beginning of the incandescent lightbulb's initial phase out.

Sunday - 01/01/2012, 01:25pm EST

Tags: lightbulb, paula wolfson, CFL, LED, energy efficiency

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