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.
The Fuel Fund of Maryland is a nonprofit organization that aims to be a lifeline for Maryland neighbors struggling with a home utility hardship. They assist by providing navigation through an array of financial and community resources that empower, engage, and safely connect a household in times of crisis. Fuel Fund provides assistance from donations. Households who receive help from the Fuel Fund may be asked to pay a portion of their bill in order to receive assistance.
The Fuel Fund provides financial assistance to help pay BGE bills. All BGE customers are eligible to apply. Apply on the Fuel Fund website at
https://fuelfundmaryland.org/apply. BGE customers without access to the internet can apply by phone on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am to noon at 410.235.9080.
You may be eligible for assistance through Fuel Fund if: