5/11/2017 - Windfarms Approved Near Coast of MD Eastern Shore -
More Information (Annapolis, MD) AP - Maryland regulators have approved plans for the nation's first large-scale offshore wind projects. The Maryland Public Service Commission announced Thursday that it awarded renewable energy credits for two projects off Maryland's Eastern Shore near Ocean City. The PSC says the decision allows U.S. Wind and Skipjack Offshore Energy to build 368 megawatts of capacity. That would be greater than the nation's sole wind farm, a five-turbine, 30-megawatt facility off Rhode Island.