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Md. Public Service Commission seeks public input on BGE rate increase request

BALTIMORE, MD–The Maryland Public Service Commission will hold three public comment hearings on the request by Baltimore Gas and Electric Company to increase its electric distribution rates by $81.8 million and its gas service rates by $68.1 million, for a total of $149.9 million. BGE, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, serves 1.9 million electric and gas customers in central Maryland. …


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BGE launches first Energy Savings Day of 2019 to help customers save on energy bills

BALTIMORE, MD – BGE will launch its first Energy Savings Day of the summer on Wednesday, July 17, and asks customers to conserve energy between the hours of 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. to earn a credit on their next bill. BGE typically schedules Energy Savings Days when an increased demand for electricity throughout the Mid-Atlantic region is anticipated. The …


Councilman Marks: final preparations under way for Joppa Road resurfacing

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Baltimore County is preparing for the resurfacing of two miles of Joppa Road The busy thoroughfare will be repaved from Magledt Road to Belair Road in Carney/Nottingham. Councilman David Marks said on Saturday night that the final stage before resurfacing is currently underway as BGE completes its work. Motorists should bear in mind that this will be …

BGE warns of increase in scammers [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD – BGE officials say they have seen a recent increase in reports of individuals calling BGE customers and falsely claiming their electric or gas service will be disconnected unless payment is made. These impersonators instruct customers to buy a prepaid credit card and call back to a different phone number with the personal identification number (PIN) or other …

During National Safety Month, BGE reminds residents about natural gas, electric safety

BALTIMORE, MD – June is National Safety Month, and Baltimore Gas and Electric is taking the opportunity to remind local residents about the importance of natural gas and electric safety. While BGE’s top priority is always the safety of its employees and customers, it’s important that customers understand their role in energy safety as well. Natural gas is colorless, tasteless, …

BGE transformer to roll through Harford County Monday night

FALLSTON, MD – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) and Maryland State Police (MSP) will assist Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) with a big move on Monday, June 17th. The convoy, led by BGE’s private contractor, Riggers, Inc., will travel between Belcamp and Fallston. Weather permitting, the oversized vehicle and a support crew will depart Riverside …

Helicopters over Perry Hall part of annual BGE inspection

Many residents on Saturday were wondering why there were helicopters hovering over their homes. Those helicopters are part of Baltimore Gas & Electric Company’s annual power line inspection, per Baltimore County Councilman David Marks. The helicopter was primarily spotted near the Seven Courts area on Saturday. From BGE: “BGE will be using a utility helicopter contractor (see photo depicting the …

BGE hosts National Association of Women in Construction camp in White Marsh

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) on Wednesday hosted 15 school-aged girls at its White Marsh Training Center. The girls are part of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) camp which provides a supportive and nurturing environment for high school girls to explore the construction industry. The campers met successful female BGE field workers and had the opportunity …