Lasted updated April 10, 2020
Proposed power plant projects that the Power Plant Research Program (PPRP) is currently reviewing are listed below. Some of these are new facilities and some are modifications to existing facilities, or license modifications to power plants that are already under construction. Projects are grouped together by county location.
The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) Case Number refers to the docket number that has been assigned by the PSC. All documents filed with the PSC are available at its website www.psc.state.md.us. Links to specific documents are included in the project descriptions below.
Citizens Enterprise Corporation – Union Bridge Solar (PSC Case 9483): Proposed 8.2 MW solar array on an approximately 65-acre site near the town of Union Bridge; facility footprint will be approximately 34 acres.
New Market Solar (PSC Case 9635): Proposed 50 MW solar array; facility footprint is approximately 286 acres.
Coronal – Biggs Ford Solar (PSC 9439): Proposed 15 MW solar array on a 151-acre site near the intersection of Biggs Ford Road and Dublin Road; facility footprint is approximately 135 acres.
Urban Grid – Morgnec Road Solar (PSC Case 9499): Proposed 45 MW solar array on an approximately 471-acre site near Chestertown; facility footprint is approximately 232 acres.
Energy Ventures – Mattawoman Solar (PSC Case 9469): Proposed 10 MW solar array; facility footprint is approximately 57 acres.
Mattawoman Energy – Mattawoman Energy Center (PSC Case 9330): Requested CPCN Amendment to replace cooling towers with dry cooling, increase aux boiler rating, and increase emergency generator HP.
Community Energy – Perennial Solar (PSC Case 9408): Proposed 8 MW solar array on an 86 acre site in the unincorporated community of Cearfoss; facility footprint is approximately 70 acres.
Kieffer Funk Solar, LLC – Kieffer Funk Solar (PSC Case 9495): Proposed 11.8 MW solar array on a 167 acre site in Smithsburg; facility footprint is approximately 80 acres.
Transource Independence Energy Connection Project (PSC Case 9471): Two new double-circuit 230 kV transmission lines are proposed for construction. The entire project will span 45 miles in both Maryland and Pennsylvania. Approximately 7.5 miles of the transmission line will be located in Maryland; one 3.1-mile section in Harford County and one 4.4-mile section in Washington County.
Key Crossing Reliability Initiative (PSC Case 9600): Replacement of existing 230 kV subsurface transmission line under Baltimore Harbor nearing end of useful life with new overhead transmission line paralleling Key Bridge.
Link to Archived Projects.
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