Projects Under Review

Lasted updated January 25, 2023


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.


ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY

Hidden Meadows Solar Project (PSC Case 9685): Proposed 5 MW solar array; facility footprint is approximately 24 acres.

  • The PSC​ Case Jacket
  • The CPCN Application is available in the PSC Case Jacket (Item #1); revised application is under development.
  • ​The project is currently held in abeyance (PSC Case Jacket Item #14).

SOMERSET COUNTY

Rosehip Cleantech Project (PSC Case 9684): Proposed 4 MW solar array and 8 MWh battery energy storage system; facility footprint is approximately 18 acres.

  • Project Fact Sheet
  • The PSC Case Jacket​​
  • The CPCN Application is available in the PSC Case Jacket (Item #1).
  • ​The PSC will hold a pre-hearing conference on 6 February 2023 (Item #13)
  • The procedural schedule has not been issued.

WICOMICO COUNTY

Walston I Solar (PSC Case 9682): Proposed 9.9 MW solar array and 6 MWh battery energy storage system; facility footprint is approximately 47 acres.

  • Project Fact Sheet is under development
  • The PSC Case Jacket
  • The CPCN Application is available in the PSC Case Jacket (Item #1).
  • The current procedural schedule is available in the PSC Case Jacket (Item #19).
  • ​The first virtual public comment hearing is scheduled for 31 January 2023. The second public comment hearing will be scheduled between 20 and 22 June, 2023.

TRANSMISSION LINE PROJECTS

Potomac Edison – Doubs to Goose Creek Transmission Line Rebuild Project (PSC Case 9669): Replacement of an 18.3-mile portion of an existing 500 kV transmission line that runs from the Doubs substation in Frederick County to the Goose Creek substation in Loudon County, Virginia. Potomac Edison owns 15.2 miles of the Project within Frederick and Montgomery Counties in Maryland. The remaining 3.1 miles of the Project are located in Virginia and are owned by Dominion Energy Virginia.

  • Project Fact Sheet
  • The PSC Case Jacket
  • The CPCN Application is available in the PSC Case Jacket (Item #1).
  • The current procedural schedule is available in the PSC Case Jacket (Item #41).
  • The first virtual public comment hearing was held on 1 December 2021. The second virtual public comment hearing was held on 27 October 2022.
  • The evidentiary hearing was held on 11 January 2023.
  • ​Initial Post-Hearing Briefs are due 10 February 2023.

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