Smart Energy

 Smart Energy 


Smart energy is the combined force of BGE and our customers – working together to ensure the most efficient, cost effective, safe, reliable and environmentally sustaining means to meeting our energy needs today, and into the future.

Together, we’re making energy smarter.

Smart Grid

Smart grid is a far reaching solution to help you better manage energy and save money each month.  A “smart grid” is an electric “grid” that delivers power from suppliers to customers like you. A “smart grid” updates the electric grid with digital computing and two-way communication technology that will give customers more energy-saving control, reduce overall costs and increase reliability.

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Smart Meters

A smart meter is an electric meter that looks much like the meter you have now. The big difference is that it allows two-way communication between the meter and BGE through a wireless network.

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BGE Smart Energy Manager®

BGE’s Smart Energy Manager (SEM) program allows you to view detailed information on how you use your energy, and helps you find ways to reduce your energy use, saving you money on your bill while reducing your impact on the environment.

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BGE Smart Energy Rewards®

BGE Smart Energy Rewards® is a voluntary program that helps you earn credits on your summer electricity bills. All BGE customers with a smart meter—regardless of your choice of electricity supplier—are eligible to participate in the program. There’s no need to enroll and no obligation.

BGE Smart Energy Savers Program®

Whether you’re a homeowner, business owner, or contractor, the BGE Smart Energy Savers Program® offers you a variety of options to save energy, money and the environment. Plus, these programs support the EmPOWER Maryland Energy Efficiency Act.

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Plug-in Electric Vehicles

A Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PEV) is a vehicle that uses energy from a battery as its primary source, reducing or eliminating the need for gasoline or diesel. Join the charge!