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The Maryland House of Delegates has postponed debate on amendments to an offshore wind measure that would require utilities to buy renewable energy credits.
Pepco will not meet its target for the end of 2012 for completing installation of smart meters in Maryland.
D.C. offers an app aimed at making the Public Service Commission more transparent. In Maryland, there's a website that lets you comparison shop for electric suppliers.
Pepco spokesman Marcus Beal says the utility company is pursuing a reliability improvement plan, which includes replacing older equipment, trimming trees and moving selected lines underground.
A video of Washington Gas crew members repairing damage after a giant tree fell on top of a home on Quebec Street NW in Washington D.C.
Maryland utilities will no longer be able to charge customers for lost sales during the first 24 hours of a major power outage.
Virginia regulators are seeking public comment on how it should determine performance incentives for electric utilities.
Unless utilities fundamentally change how they distribute energy, they won't be able to restore power to all customers within 24 hours after a hurricane-like storm, officials told Maryland regulators on Thursday.
The D.C. Public Service Commission reversed course Friday and decided it would investigate whether new smart meters that PEPCO is installing in the city are safe and whether customers should be allowed to opt-out.
Verizon is gradually restoring phone and Internet service to northern Virginia customers after road work damaged communication cables serving the area.