BGE's Awards & Recognition

 Awards & Recognition 

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Environmental
 
Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC)- BGE earned the Wildlife at Work certification for the successful implementation of a comprehensive wildlife habitat management program at its 72-acre Spring Gardens natural gas operations facility in Baltimore City.
 
Maryland Department of Natural Resources, the State Forest Conservancy District Board, and the Maryland Urban and Community Forest Committee- BGE received the highest level of the Maryland PLANT Award- the Green Award. BGE is a nine-time recipient of this award which recognizes organizationsfor their tree planting and tree care efforts. 
 
National Arbor Day Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters- BGE is a three-time recipient of Tree Line USA national award for demonstrating practices that protect and enhance America's urban forests through quality tree care, worker training, tree planting, and public education.
 
Service
 
Edison Electric Institute (EEI)- Emergency Recovery Award for Winter Storms, Hurricane Irene, June Derecho and Hurricane Sandy and Emergency Assistance Award for Hurricane Sandy
 
EPA ENERGY STAR®- Partner of the Year for Energy Efficiency Program Delivery, three years in a row.
 
AESP Energy Award- This is for outstanding achievement in Pricing & Demand Response for BGE Smart Energy Rewards
 
Southeastern Electric Exchange (SEE) Industry Excellence Awards for Rates & Regulations category, Distribution category, Real Estate and Right-of-way category, and Safety category.
 
Volunteering
 
The City of Annapolis Recreation and Parks Department- Business Volunteer Award recognizing BGE for its work with the Greenscape Program to help the city provide plants for area communities.
 
Harford County Parks and Recreation Department- "Adopt-a-Park" Award for adopting Flying Point Park. BGE volunteers have planted and maintained more than 100 trees and shrubs in the park, which is partly owned by BGE.
 
Maryland Chamber of Commerce and the BBJ- Maryland Corporate Philanthropy Award in the large corporation category
  
Programs
 
SmartEnergy IP- BGE's Smart Energy Rewards Program was rewarded for their efforts in customer education of the Smart Grid system.
 
Peak Load Management Alliance (PLMA)- Outstanding Outreach Award PeakRewardsSM Program for Demand Response
 
Platts- Energy Efficiency Program of the Year for Energy Supplier and DSM programs combined