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Maryland Utilities & Energy Law Attorneys

Serving Maryland Statewide: Call (301) 870-1200

Attorneys at the Law Office of Robert Castro have substantial experience in representing numerous clients in energy and public utility law before the Maryland Public Service Commission. Legal services before the PSC come in many shapes and forms – from organizing meetings with Commissioners and/or Staff and participating in stakeholder workgroups and rulemakings, to arguing for our clients’ best interests in contested evidentiary hearings and legislative-style proceedings.

Our Areas of Expertise Include:

    • Electric & Gas
    • Power Plants – Fossil Fuels & Renewable such as solar, wind & offshore wind
    • Water
    • Telecommunications
    • Transportation
    • Energy Efficiency

    Advocates For Our Clients to Achieve Positive Results

    We use our relationships with the Commission and other state agencies such as the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA), Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), Power Plant Research Program (PPRP), and the Office of People’s Counsel (OPC) to collaborate and advocate for our clients to achieve positive results.

    Representing Numerous Clients & Delivering Success

    Our attorneys routinely represent power plant developers in obtaining the required permits necessary to construct their projects, including a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) from the PSC, and local permits from various counties throughout Maryland. We also represent numerous clients – developers, trade associations, counties – in rate cases against the incumbent utilities – including BGE, Pepco, and Washington Gas. Our clients trust us to obtain successful results in utility mergers, EmPOWER Maryland energy efficiency proceedings, complaints against utilities, licensing and applications, and contract preparation and review, among many others. And since we are seasoned litigators, we are not afraid to appeal an adverse decision by the PSC to the Circuit Court, or assist in the defense of a favorable order if other interested parties appeal. The Law Office of Robert Castro has skilled and experienced Maryland PSC Lawyers to fight for you!

    Attorneys in Our Firm Have Represented Many Companies in High-Profile & Complex Matters Such As:

    • Bluegrass Solar in obtaining a CPCN to construct an 80 MW solar plant in Queen Anne's County
    • PSEG before the PSC re: its CPCN for a gas plant, and locally in Prince George's County for various permits
    • Old Dominion Electric Cooperative in obtaining a CPCN to construct a 1,000 MW gas plant in Cecil County
    • Multiple independent power producers in state and federal challenges of a PSC order
    • Prince George's County in the Exelon/Pepco, and AltaGas/Washington Gas merger proceedings
    • Talbot County in complaints against Choptank before the PSC and Circuit Court
    • Various parties in the EmPOWER Maryland proceedings
    • Multiple parties in the adoption of offshore wind regulations and proceedings for ORECs for projects
    • Association of Maryland Pilots in rate cases, tariff proceedings and diverse supplier proceedings
    • Calpine Corporation in the defeat of the MAPP and PATH transmission lines
    • Developers, manufacturers, installers and commercial/industrial companies in a wide range of cases and issues
    • Renewable developers on many procurement, contractual and other types of proceedings

    Contact our firm today & to talk to our Maryland Energy Law Attorneys at (301) 870-1200 to schedule your free consultation.

      Why Choose Us?

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        Free Initial Consultations. No Recovery, No Fee (In Most Cases)

      • AVAILABLE

        Weekend and Evening Appointments are Available

      • FLEXIBLE

        We’ll Come to You if Injured and Can’t Make it to Our Office

      • RESPONSIVE

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        Within 24 Hours

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