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Smart Grid gives you the tools to make a difference

Smart grid is a far reaching solution to help you better manage energy and save money each month. But what is it? 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. 

 
Smart Meters
A smart meter is an electric meter that allows two-way communication between the meter and BGE through a wireless network.

Installation Schedule

BGE began replacing 1.3 million electric meters and upgrading 650,000 gas meters for the Smart Grid system.

BGE Smart Energy Manager®

BGE's Smart Energy Manager (SEM) allows you to view detailed information on your energy use and helps you find ways to reduce it.

BGE Smart Energy Rewards®

BGE Smart Energy Rewards is a voluntary program that helps you earn credits on your summer electricity bills.

Smart Grid Data Privacy Policy

BGE’s Smart Meters communicate customers’ electric and/or gas use and the timing of that use to the company covered in this policy.