For Immediate Release
BALTIMORE (July 22, 2016) – As several days of 90 degree temperatures grip the region, customers may use more energy to cool their homes. With the current heat wave expected to continue throughout the weekend, BGE anticipates a possible Energy Savings Day for Monday, July 25, and provides tips to help customers manage their energy use.
Here are steps that customers can take to make a difference:
Customers also should always put safety first - check on elderly neighbors and relatives during prolonged periods of high temperatures.
Higher temperatures can lead to higher energy bills, and BGE provides a variety of programs to help customers save energy and money. For example, BGE’s Smart Energy Savers Program®, the company’s full suite of energy efficiency programs, helps residential, business, government and non-profit customers save energy and money. For more ways to save energy, visit
BGE, founded in 1816 as the nation’s first gas utility, is Maryland’s largest natural gas and electric utility. Headquartered in Baltimore, BGE delivers power to more than 1.25 million electric customers and more than 650,000 natural gas customers in central Maryland. The company’s approximately 3,200 employees are committed to the safe and reliable delivery of natural gas and electricity, as well as enhanced energy management, conservation, environmental stewardship and community assistance. BGE is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), the nation’s leading competitive energy provider. Like us on
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