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BGE reminds people to call 811 before you dig

BGE reminds people to call 811 before you dig

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

BGE wants to remind everyone to call 811 prior to any digging project to have underground utility lines marked.  Nationwide, every six minutes an underground utility line is damaged because someone decided to dig without first calling 811. When calling 811, homeowners and contractors are connected to Miss Utility, the local one-call center, which notifies BGE […]

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Crooks steal copper, cause power failure, likely suffer burns

Crooks steal copper, cause power failure, likely suffer burns

| August 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

On August 3, 2014, at approximately 10:00 a.m., officers from the Northern District responded to the Baltimore, Gas and Electric (BGE) substation located in the 700 block of Cabin Branch Lane, Linthicum in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, officers met with a representative from BGE, who advised that he responded to the substation for […]

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BGE applies to State to raise rates yet again

BGE applies to State to raise rates yet again

| July 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

BGE has announced that it has filed with the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) for adjustments to the electric and natural gas distribution portions of residential and commercial customers’ bills. The adjustments support continued investments in the electric and gas distribution systems, enhancing the safety and reliability of BGE’s systems serving 1.2 million customers across central […]

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Save on energy with home audit, and let BGE pay 3/4 of cost

Save on energy with home audit, and let BGE pay 3/4 of cost

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

BGE utility bills to high?  Home too cold in the winter or too hot in the summer? Advanced Green Home Solutions can help. Home performance energy audits are now ¾ paid for by BGE as mandated by the Empower Maryland Energy Efficiency Act.  Save up to 40% on your home energy consumption, reduce your carbon footprint, and […]

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BGE will pay 3/4 of home energy audit cost

BGE will pay 3/4 of home energy audit cost

| May 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

BGE utility bills to high?  Home too cold in the winter or too hot in the summer? Advanced Green Home Solutions can help. Home performance energy audits are now ¾ paid for by BGE as mandated by the Empower Maryland Energy Efficiency Act.  Save up to 40% on your home energy consumption, reduce your carbon footprint, and […]

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BGE Offers Immediate Help For Higher Utility Bills

BGE Offers Immediate Help For Higher Utility Bills

| January 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

As another wave of frigid temperatures impacts central Maryland this week, BGE is providing enhanced billing options to help customers with current and future energy bills, in response to a significant increase in customer usage. According to the WSI Weather Service, this winter has been 11 percent colder than last winter to date, and as […]

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Much Of Annapolis Neck Without Power Again

Much Of Annapolis Neck Without Power Again

| December 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

After losing two main feeders on Thursday night that plunged the entire City into darkness, Baltimore Gas & Electric, tonight finds themselves dealing with nearly 1500 customers in the Annapolis Neck without power. While there were significant winds earlier today, the power remained on for the Bay Ridge, Arundel on the Bay, and Oyster Harbor […]

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BGE Seeks Rate Increase

BGE Seeks Rate Increase

| July 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

 Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) has announced that it has filed with the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) for adjustments to both the electric and gas distribution rates for its residential and commercial customers—marking only the second such electric request in nearly 20 years. The adjustments, which the company previously announced would be filed during the […]

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Statement From BGE On Power Restoration In Central MD

Statement From BGE On Power Restoration In Central MD

| July 2, 2012 | 3 Comments

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) announced that as of 7 a.m., it has restored service to 63 percent of its customers, or nearly 410,000, who lost power since Friday evening’s damaging weather system. BGE expects restoration activities to continue into the coming weekend. More than 2,600 utility workers, including more than 1,400 BGE personnel and […]

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Governor O’Malley Declares State Of Emergency

Governor O’Malley Declares State Of Emergency

| June 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Maryland’s Governor, Martin O’Malley has declared a state of emergency due to the violent storms that passed through the area last night. You can read the declaration here. Power Will Take Days To Return BGE has advised us that they have called in additional crews from our of state (650 in total) to help with […]

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BGE Offers Hurricane Preparedness Tips

BGE Offers Hurricane Preparedness Tips

| June 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) has announced that it has taken proactive steps to prepare for the possibility of widespread power outages caused by severe and fast-moving storms, typical of hurricane season, which begins on June 1 and ends on Nov. 30. BGE also strongly recommends customers take appropriate action now to ensure the […]

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BGE Customers Can Expect To Save $100-$200

BGE Customers Can Expect To Save $100-$200

| February 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) announced that if the warmer-than-normal weather continues, its customers will likely experience a significant decrease – approximately 16 percent – in winter heating bills this season. In addition to the warmer-than-normal temperatures, as compared to last winter’s colder-than-normal weather, these reductions are driven by a decline in commodity prices […]

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Letter: Thoughts On The Constellation-Exelon Merger

Letter: Thoughts On The Constellation-Exelon Merger

| January 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The proposed merger of the year by the executive staff of Constellation Energy and Exelon Energy is a dangerous and unreasonably expensive charge to all rate payers of Baltimore Gas and Electric. If the Maryland Public Service Commission fails again, as they did in 2008 to protect the best interests of the ratepayers of BGE […]

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BGE Warns Customers Colder Weather Brings Higher Bills

BGE Warns Customers Colder Weather Brings Higher Bills

| January 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE)  announced that the freezing or below freezing temperatures experienced in Central Maryland this week will likely cause energy usage to increase, even for customers who leave their thermostats at a set temperature. Heating systems must work harder and longer to maintain the set temperatures when the weather is extremely […]

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BGE Offers Tools To Assist Customers In Preparing For Winter

BGE Offers Tools To Assist Customers In Preparing For Winter

| December 26, 2011 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE)  recently announced that just as the utility prepares for winter weather, customers should also take proactive steps in anticipation of increasingly colder temperatures. During the winter months, heating systems typically account for more than 40 percent of customers’ energy bills and when temperatures are extreme, usage will increase even […]

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BGE: Customers Can Expect Lower Bills This Winter For Gas Customers

BGE: Customers Can Expect Lower Bills This Winter For Gas Customers

| October 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE)  announced that for the upcoming winter heating season, its residential customers who purchase natural gas from BGE can anticipate a decrease of approximately 5 percent in the gas portion of their total bill, when compared to last winter. BGE’s average commodity cost for natural gas is expected to be […]

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BGE: We’ll Call You, Don’t Report Unfounded Gas Leaks

BGE: We’ll Call You, Don’t Report Unfounded Gas Leaks

| August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

BGE has issued a release (below) advising that they will be contacting people who they expect to have their power restored today.  They are also requesting that customers not report “unfounded” gas leaks as it is hampering their work in getting electric restored.  The release does not address how BGE intends to get in touch […]

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UPDATE From BGE On Power Restoration

UPDATE From BGE On Power Restoration

| August 29, 2011 | 9 Comments

BGE is reporting that 50% of the power outages have been restored. However, there is an inordinate number of downed wires. The majority of those currently without power should have it restored by late Friday, September 2nd. There will still be a few isolated outages and BGE hopes to have them restored by Saturday, September […]

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Utility Worker Electrocuted In South County

Utility Worker Electrocuted In South County

| July 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

UPDATE 09:40am 07/21/2011: From the Anne Arundel County Police: On July 20, 2011, at approximately 2:45 p.m., officers from the Southern District responded to the 400 block of W. Bayfront Road in Lothian for a report of an industrial accident.   Upon arrival, officers spoke with witness on scene, who advised that the victim, identified […]

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BGE Warns Of Imposters

BGE Warns Of Imposters

| May 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is advising customers to beware of people posing as BGE employees in order to steal cash or gain entry into their homes or businesses. At least two such cases have been recently reported in the Baltimore area. In addition to contacting customers in-person, occasionally, these scam artists call customers […]

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Woman Robbed By Fake Utility Worker

Woman Robbed By Fake Utility Worker

| May 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Police released the following report about a woman who was robbed at gunpoint by a man posing as a utility worker. While this type of crime is not new, this one had a different spin in that the suspect had what appeared to be an official identification with his photo. While the […]

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BGE Survey

BGE Survey

| February 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

We are taking a survey!  It is a short seven questions asking some questions about your BGE service–particularly your recent bills. All questions are optional, but we are very interested to get a glimpse of the state of our readers when it comes to BGE.  If you are a BGE customer, can you take 2 […]

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