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BGE activates PeakRewards emergency event

BALTIMORE, MD—On Wednesday, BGE announced that it has been directed by PJM Interconnection, the regional grid operator, to activate a PeakRewards Emergency Cycling Event. BGE activates its PeakRewards program when the demand for electricity is close to surpassing the supply and there is an immediate need to reduce demand to prevent potential brownouts and blackouts area-wide. During a PeakRewards emergency …