Gov. Martin O'Malley's offshore wind proposal would add a fee to monthly electricity bills, potentially more than doubling clean-energy surcharges in the Pepco service area to nearly $7 (based on an average monthly bill of $147 for 950 kilowatt hours).
SOURCES: Maryland Public Service Commission; Maryland Energy Administration; Maryland governor's office; Department of Legislative Services; staff reports | The Washington Post - Mar. 3, 2011
Big push for wind power Article | Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday will ask lawmakers to support a proposal to raise almost every state resident's electric bill for the next 20 years to underwrite a plan for Maryland to generate some of the nation's first offshore wind power.