Lasted updated June 22, 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.
Point Reyes Energy Partners – Jade Meadows Solar (PSC Case 9643):
Proposed 19.84 MW solar array at the site of a reclaimed surface coal mine. The facility footprint is approximately 286 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 auxiliary boiler rating, and increase emergency generator horsepower.
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.
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.
BGE Five Forks to Maryland/Pennsylvania Border (PSC Case 9636): Replacement of existing double-circuit, 115-kV overhead transmission line and its associated lattice structures with double-circuit line mounted on weathering steel poles. The segment to be rebuilt runs approximately 2 miles from the Five Forks substation located in northern Harford County to the Maryland/Pennsylvania state line where the transmission line connects with the Pennsylvania Power and Light transmission line to the Face Rock substation.
BGE Bush River Crossing (PSC Case 9642): Replacement of a 1.3 mile portion of an existing 115 kV transmission line (Circuits 110620/110621) that runs from Edgewood to Perryman across the Bush River in Harford County.
Link to Archived Projects.
580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis MD 21401
Call toll-free in *Maryland* at 1-877-620-8DNR (8367)
Out of State: 410-260-8DNR (8367)