When adverse weather affects our service area, BGE is prepared. If you experience a power outage or need to report a downed wire, please call 877.778.2222. BGE asks all customers, including those with smart meters, to report their outage. Outages may also be reported online, by texting OUT to MYBGE (69243), and via BGE's free mobile app available today at the Apple Store or GooglePlay. BGE crews work as safely and quickly as possible to restore power.
BGE is committed to the environment in the communities where we live and work. We support organizations and initiatives that are dedicated to preventing pollution, increasing energy efficiency, supporting innovative solutions and more.
Green Grants application process is now open Applications will be accepted April 3 through May 16, 2017
Environmental stewardship is one of BGE’s core values. BGE Green Grants are offered to communities within BGE's service area that are committed to the environment through a variety of focus areas.
Environmental stewardship is one of BGE’s core values. Due to our commitment to use natural resources responsibly, prevent pollution and, improve energy efficiency, BGE GREEN GRANTS are being offered to communities within the BGE's service area. These grants complement our environmental giving and are part of steps to link our employees to the communities they live and work in.
Environmental Focus Areas
Some key focus areas that we look for in Green Grant applicants are:
View more information about the grant criteria and previous winners on our Green Grants page.
BGE is focused on the environment not only with the grants we award, but also the organizations we support through partnerships and volunteer opportunities.
The Employee Resource Group, ECO Team, focuses on events and volunteering in our community that support Exelon and BGE's commitment to the environment by promoting, supporting and driving "green" business practices. Previous events have included maintenance at the Irvine Nature Center, Recycling with the Ravens, Urban Farming at Whitelock, and more.
BGE often puts the passion of our employees to good use through volunteering. BGE has supported many volunteer opportunities that have an environmental focus. A few examples include working with the Baltimore Community Tool Bank, Blue Water Baltimore, Real Food Farm and more. If you would like to have BGE employees volunteer with your organizations, please visit our Employee Volunteering page.