Economic Development

 Powering Maryland's Economy 

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BGE supports economic development across the state of Maryland and its service area through everyday operations and specific efforts and programs designed to enhance the quality of life for its customers. We understand our vital role in helping businesses find success through safe and reliable energy delivery, enhanced energy management, and quality customer service.

In conjunction with the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development and regional economic development organizations, BGE works hard to serve our commercial customers and show the world that Maryland is a great place to live, work and do business.

Considering Maryland as your place of business? Already a Maryland-based business and looking to expand? BGE is eager to serve as your energy management partner.

What Draws Business to the Baltimore/Washington Metropolitan Region? 

  • One of the nation’s largest retail markets 
  • 4th largest regional economy in the United States 
  • One of the fastest growing regions in net new job growth 
  • 2nd largest employer of technology workers in the US. 
  • Number one region for government research and development 
  • More than 50 federal science and technology labs 
  • Highly educated workforce



BGE Wants to Help Your Business Succeed

Helping to keep a big part of this region bustling with energy is BGE - the nation’s first gas utility and one of the top utilities nationwide. Our 2,300-square-mile territory encompasses Baltimore City and all or part of 10 Central Maryland counties, including more than 1.2 million business and residential electric customers, and more than 650,000 gas customers. With low-cost service and reliability, this is a business location ideally positioned to serve your business and BGE is primed to meet your energy demands.

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Towson University saves more than 8 million kWh per year and $656,000 annually. 

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Learn about BGE’s economic impact in Maryland. Download the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore’s Economic Impact Study.

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