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Assistance Programs

Assistance Programs

BGE offers programs and services to help those in need, including energy assistance, help for customers with special needs, and ways for neighbors to help neighbors.​

For Residential Customers

If you are having difficulty paying your utility bill, we may be able to help.

Payment Arrangements

State-funded programs are available to help you manage your energy bills.

Office of Home Energy Programs (OHEP)

A non-governmental organization that aims to be a lifeline for Maryland neighbors struggling with a home utility hardship.

Fuel Fund of Maryland

Explore programs administered by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD).

Energy Efficiency Assistance Programs

If eligible, you may extend your bill due date by up to 30 calendar days.

Due Date Extension

Services for customers with a serious illness or who are on life support.

Special Needs Program

Third-Party Notification

Designate a third party to receive copies of notices on your behalf.

Set Notifications

My Account

My Account puts you in control, making your life a little easier.

Take Your Account Online

Imposters & Scams

Stay vigilant and avoid being the victim of a scam or energy-related fraud.

Protect Yourself

Program Resources from Community Based Organizations

Community based organizations can receive free resources to educate members about OHEP, Fuel Fund and other BGE programs. View Details