BGE is actively monitoring the remnants of Hurricane Ian. If you experience a power outage or need to report a downed wire, please call 877.778.2222. BGE asks all customers, including those with smart meters, to report their outage. Outages may also be reported online, by texting OUT to MYBGE (69243), and via BGE’s free mobile app available today at the Apple Store or GooglePlay. BGE crews work as safely and quickly as possible to restore power.
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.
Our Assistance Finder is easy to use and delivers personalized recommendations that best meet your needs.
Learn how to help your neighbors via gift payments, the Fuel Fund and more.
If you are having difficulty paying your utility bill, we may be able to help.
State-funded programs are available to help you manage your energy bills.
A non-governmental organization that aims to be a lifeline for Maryland neighbors struggling with a home utility hardship.
Explore programs administered by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD).
If eligible, you may extend your bill due date by up to 30 calendar days.
Services for customers with a serious illness or who are on life support.
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Stay vigilant and avoid being the victim of a scam or energy-related fraud.
Community based organizations can receive free resources to educate members about OHEP, Fuel Fund and other BGE programs. View Details