For Immediate Release
Jarrett Carter Sr.
BALTIMORE (Dec. 18, 2017) Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) officials today unveiled 'Ms. Henergy,' the newest addition to Annapolis' multi-year public display art campaign honoring the capital city's organic food access movement and the rebirth of its arts district.
Located outside of BGE's West St. offices, the chicken sculpture is adorned with multi-colored rooftops and power lines, symbolic of BGE connecting Annapolis' diverse communities with reliable service.
The colorful addition is the latest and most artistic expression of BGE's long-standing support of Annapolis communities. This year, Windsor Farm Elementary School was named the grand prize winner of the BGE Natural Gas Safety Hero challenge, and six Annapolis-based nonprofits were awarded funding through the BGE Green Grants environmental preservation program.
"BGE enjoys incredible relationships in Annapolis with our neighbors and business partners," said Valencia McClure, vice president of governmental and external affairs and corporate relations for BGE. "We appreciate the opportunity to expand our support of this great city, and its public commitment to healthier living."
During the past five years, BGE has provided approximately $25 million in philanthropic support to communities throughout its service area, with more than $1 million invested annually in electric and natural gas safety awareness, scholarships, workforce training and youth development.
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 1.3 million electric customers and more than 680,000 natural gas customers in central Maryland. In the J.D. Power 2017, 2018, and 2019 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Studies SM BGE was ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Business Electric Service in the East among Large Utilities. In the J.D. Power 2018 and 2019 Gas Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Studies SM BGE was ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Business Natural Gas Service among utilities in the East Region. BGE is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (Nasdaq: EXC), the nation's leading competitive energy provider. Connect with BGE on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, and engage with the latest BGE stories on bgenow.com.
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (or "BGE") received the highest score in the East Region of the 2019 Gas Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study and the East Large Segment of the 2019 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study of gas and electric utility customer satisfaction among business customers. Visit jdpower.com/awards.