For Immediate Release
BALTIMORE (March 22, 2019) – BGE Chief Executive Officer Calvin G. Butler Jr. will be featured on the main stage of the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit on Monday, March 25, during a panel on "Future Proofing the Utility." This plenary panel will explore how utilities are responding to emerging challenges such as lower demand for electricity, technological change, and extreme weather.
"The world is changing, our customers expect more, and evolving technology presents both opportunities and challenges to the way we do business," said Butler. "At BGE we are committed to adapting to this new reality in order to remain relevant while continuing to provide distinctive customer experiences."
Butler oversees safety, reliability, customer service, financial performance, and BGE's commitment to creating a culture of innovation and high performance. Since Butler became CEO in 2014, BGE has achieved record electric reliability, customer satisfaction, and safety performance. He is a member of BGE's Board of Directors and the executive committee of BGE's parent company, Exelon. He also serves as vice-chair of the Gridwise Alliance, an advocacy organization promoting modernization and innovation for the nation's electrical grid.
Butler will be joined by CEOs from other leading utilities during the panel, which will be livestreamed on
bloomberg.com from 11:15 a.m. – noon.
BGE, founded in 1816 as the nation's first gas utility and headquartered in Baltimore, is Maryland's largest natural gas and electric utility. The company's approximately 3,200 employees are committed to safe and reliable energy delivery to more than 1.25 million electric customers and more than 650,000 natural gas customers in central Maryland. In the J.D. Power 2017 and 2018 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction StudySM BGE was ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Business Electric Service in the East among Large Utilities. In addition, in the J.D. Power 2018 Gas Utility Business Customer Satisfaction StudySM
BGE received Best in Customer Satisfaction with Business Natural Gas Service in the East. BGE is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), the nation's leading competitive energy provider. Like us on
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Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (or "BGE") received the highest score in the East Large segment of the 2018 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study and the East Region of the 2018 Gas Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study of electric and gas utility customer satisfaction among business customers. Visit jdpower.com/awards.