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Baltimore County, BGE officials asking residents to report purple streetlights

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County and BGE officials are asking residents to help them locate any purple streetlights in the county. Officials say a manufacturer defect has caused some streetlights to turn purple. Anyone who comes across a purple streetlight in Baltimore County is asked to report it to BGE at https://bge.streetlightoutages.com. Step 1: Type the address of where you saw the …


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BGE awards more than $200K in grants to 61 organizations to support environmental stewardship projects

BALTIMORE, MD—BGE officials on Friday announced that the company has awarded 61 non-profit organizations grants totaling $215,750 to support environmental stewardship projects in the company’s service area. Now in its eighth year, the annual BGE Green Grants program has benefitted hundreds of innovative community projects with more than $2 million in charitable giving from BGE. “It is an honor to …


Perry Hall, Middle River businesses receive BGE Energizing Small Business Grants

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Businesses in Perry Hall and in Middle River have been named Round2 recipients of BGE Energizing Small Business Grants. BGE pledged $15 million to assist Maryland’s small businesses with COVID-19 relief and recovery. With support and guidance from Hello Alice, BGE created the Energizing Small Business Grants program which provides recipients $20,000 grants. Round 1 recipients were announced in …

Nautilus Solar holds ribbon-cutting in Kingsville

KINGSVILLE, MD—Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC, a leading owner-operator of solar projects throughout the United States, on Friday held a ribbon-cutting for the opening of Maryland’s largest community solar project dedicated to providing over half (54%) of the power generated to the low-to-moderate income (LMI) community. Located in Kingsville, the 1.8 MW project brings access to clean, solar energy to 293 …

Baltimore County receives $307,000 in grants for Summer Youth Employment Program

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County and the Baltimore Community Foundation on Thursday announced that the County’s Summer Youth Employment Program has received four grants totaling $307,000; $100,000 from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, $100,000 from BGE $60,000 from Bank of America, and $47,000 from Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) and the Citi Foundation’s Summer Jobs Connect Initiative. Officials say …

BGE to hold virtual public hearing on replacement of Carney transmission line

CARNEY, MD—BGE on Wednesday announced that a virtual information public hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m. on May 20, 2021, to discuss replacing a Carney transmission line. At the meeting, officials will provide information and receive comments concerning BGE’s application for authority to replace a portion of an existing 115kV transmission line that runs from the Five Forks Substation, …

BGE to perform line maintenance via helicopter during next 10 days

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Residents of northeastern Baltimore County may see some low-flying helicopters in the coming days. On Tuesday, Councilman David Marks reported that, over the next week & a half, BGE will be using helicopter crews to replace equipment on its transmission tower lines. Activity has already started in the Seven Courts community, and it will continue throughout Perry Hall, White …

Carney, Rosedale businesses awarded $20,000 BGE Energizing Small Business Grants

UPDATE: Round 2 recipients have been announced. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Two local small businesses have been awarded grants from BGE. Chimax Medical Center in Rosedale and Skin Access in Carney will each receive a $20,000 grant to help them recover from COVID-19 impacts and grow their business. BGE pledged $15 million to assist Maryland’s small businesses with COVID-19 …