3-6-12: BGE’s Exelon Adventure

March 6, 2012 at 8:10 am Leave a comment

Photo from Mr. Tickle at Flickr.

The proposed merger between energy giant Exelon and Constellation–the parent company of local utility BGE–is one step closer to reality. On February 17, the Maryland Public Service Commission announced its support of the merger–provided the deal meets 40 conditions.

The last hurdle is approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; their decision is expected in April.

Today, Sheilah discusses the PSC’s conditions for the deal with Maryland People’s Counsel Paula Carmody and Morningstar Inc. director of utilities research Travis Miller.

We invited PSC chairman Douglas Nazarian on the show to talk about the PSC’s approval of the merger. He declined through a spokesperson, who told us in an e-mail that “as a general rule, the Commission speaks through its orders (and press releases) regarding specific cases.”

Web extras:

Sheilah asks Travis Miller what happens if the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission says, “No”: Sheilah asks Paula Carmody what happens in Maryland specifically if federal regulators scuttle the proposed deal:

Entry filed under: Energy, On Air. Tags: , , , , , .

3-6-12: Bigger Than a Breadbox? 3-7-12: Filmed in Maryland

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


Podcast! Miss an episode of Maryland Morning? Podcast it here.

Keep up to date with our RSS feed.

What’s on Our Twitter

Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.

MM_logo

%d bloggers like this: