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§ 7-802. Annual report

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic UtilitiesEffective: June 1, 2022

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 8. Electric Distribution System Planning (Refs & Annos)
Effective: June 1, 2022
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 7-802
§ 7-802. Annual report
On or before December 1, 2024, and each December 1 thereafter, the Commission shall submit a report, in accordance with § 2-1257 of the State Government Article, to the General Assembly with information regarding the current status of electric distribution system evolution, including information on electric distribution system planning processes and implementation that promote, as specific goals, the following:
(1) measures to decrease greenhouse gas emissions incident to electric distribution, including high levels of distributed energy resources and electric vehicles;
(2) giving priority to vulnerable communities in the development of distributed energy resources and electric vehicle infrastructure;
(3) energy efficiency;
(4) meeting anticipated increases in load;
(5) incorporation of energy storage technology as appropriate and prudent to:
(i) support efficiency and reliability of the electric distribution system; and
(ii) provide additional capacity to accommodate increased distributed renewable electricity generation in connection with electric distribution system modernization;
(6) efficient management of load variability;
(7) electric distribution system resiliency and reliability;
(8) bidirectional power flows;
(9) demand response and other nonwire and noncapital alternatives;
(10) increased use of distributed energy resources, including electric vehicles;
(11) transparent stakeholder participation in ongoing electric distribution system planning processes; and
(12) any other issues the Commission considers appropriate.


Added by Acts 2022, c. 38, § 4, eff. June 1, 2022.
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 7-802, MD PUBLIC UTIL § 7-802
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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