Offshore wind energy is wrong for Maryland #MD

By National Wind Watch In May, the Maryland Public Service Commission approved electricity-rate increases to fund two wind projects off the Ocean City shoreline. Over their 20-year life spans, these projects will cost Maryland electricity consumers more than $2 billion. Will they deliver economic benefits that justify their costs? Almost certainly not. The Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013 created a 2.5 percent set-aside in the state’s renewable energy portfolio for offshore wind energy. The Offshore Wind Energy Act also authorized the Maryland . . .

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