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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, …


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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 …


BGE to hold annual PeakRewards preseason test cycling event to prepare for summer

BALTIMORE, MD – BGE will hold its annual preseason test cycling event on Tuesday, May 21, on the central air conditioners and electric water heaters of customers who voluntarily enrolled in the BGE PeakRewards programs. PeakRewards participants receive bill credits of up to $100 during cycling season for allowing BGE to cycle their central air conditioners, heat pumps and/or electric …

BGE prepares for summer storm season

BALTIMORE, MD – BGE is prepared to respond to extreme weather and urges customers to take steps now that can help protect their families and properties. Continued investments in electric system upgrades, new innovative technologies, and the company’s dedicated employees have combined to reduce the average length of a service interruption by 50 minutes since 2012 – but the company …

Councilman Marks: nighttime drilling will end on Belair Road

PERRY HALL, MD – Baltimore County Councilman David Marks says he was contacted by numerous Perry Hall residents this week about a late-night drilling noise emanating from Belair Road corridor in Perry Hall. Marks contacted local utilities and agencies and received the following email on Friday, indicating that the work would stop immediately: Dear Councilman Marks, Thank you for bringing …

White Marsh, Rosedale, Middle River volunteer fire companies receive grant from BGE

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Thirteen Baltimore County volunteer fire companies have received grants for equipment and preparedness through BGE’s Emergency Response and Safety Grant program. BGE awarded more than $272,000 in grants to the Baltimore County companies and 52 other fire companies and non-profits throughout Maryland at a press event held yesterday at the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department. Baltimore County Acting …