Energy Savings Day
Wednesday, July 17, 2019, is an Energy Savings Day. BGE residential customers with smart meters can earn bill credits by reducing their electric use from 1 pm – 7 pm during the Energy Savings Day. PeakRewards Air Conditioning program participants will have their device cycled up to 50%. For more information, visit BGE.com/EnergySavingsDay.
BGE always responds when there is an issue with your energy services. We’re also focused on preventing issues by investing in the systems serving our customers in a number of ways:
Managing trees and vegetation near equipment Trees and vegetation coming in contact with energy equipment is a common natural cause of power outages. BGE invests millions each year to carefully prune trees to reduce the number of tree-related power interruptions. For more information on what BGE does to reduce nature related outages, please visit our Tree & Vegetation Management page.
Investing in system upgrades and maintenanceBGE is investing billions of dollars in the equipment serving customers—from natural gas modernization through our STRIDE program to a smarter, more resilient electric grid. This means safer, more reliable power. For more information on upgrades and maintenance, please visit our
Preventing damage to equipmentYou can help prevent outages by working and living safely around gas and electrical equipment. This includes: