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§ 7-209. Alternatives to construction of transmission lines

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic Utilities

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Utilities (Refs & Annos)
Division I. Public Services and Utilities [Titles 1-15] (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Gas, Electric, and Water Companies (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Electric Generation Facility Planning (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 7-209
Formerly cited as MD PUBLIC UTIL COMP § 7-209
§ 7-209. Alternatives to construction of transmission lines
In general
(a) The Commission shall examine alternatives to the construction of a new transmission line in a service area, including the use of an existing transmission line of another company, if:
(1) the existing transmission line is convenient to the service area; or
(2) the use of the transmission line will best promote economic and efficient service to the public.
Franchise not a factor
(b) In considering the use of an existing transmission line under subsection (a) of this section, the Commission need not consider whether the company that owns the line has a franchise in a service area.

Credits

Added by Acts 1998, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1998.
Formerly Art. 78, § 73.
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 7-209, MD PUBLIC UTIL § 7-209
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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