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Regulation of Gas, Electric, and Water Companies (Maryland)

Eligibility 
Agricultural
Commercial
Construction
Industrial
Investor-Owned Utility
Local Government
Municipal/Public Utility
Retail Supplier
Rural Electric Cooperative
State/Provincial Govt
Tribal Government
Utility
Savings Category 
Fuel Cells
Photovoltaics
Program Info
State 
Maryland
Program Type 
Safety and Operational Guidelines
Siting and Permitting
Provider 
Maryland Public Service Commission

The Public Service Commission is responsible for regulating gas, electric, and water companies in the state. This legislation contains provisions for such companies, addressing planning and siting considerations for electric generation facilities and transmission lines, consumer relations and rate-making, and natural gas supplier licensing. Section 7-501 et seq. Contains provisions for electric industry restructuring, which are aimed to create a competitive electricity supply and electricity supply services market within the state. Regulations for the placement of transmission lines by electricity generators can be found in COMAR 20.79.