When adverse weather affects our service area, BGE is prepared. 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.
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Helpful information on how BGE customers can save energy, stay safe and shop wisely
BALTIMORE (November 22, 2017) – The holidays are a great time for cheer, fun gatherings and decking the halls. BGE offers customers tips to help them save and stay safe during the holidays.
Save Energy … Don't let energy-wasting grinches steal your energy.
Stay Safe … Follow these tips to light up your home safely.
Shop Wisely … Save big with appliance rebates on Black Friday!
Black Friday has always been a good time to upgrade appliances, and rebates available through the BGE Smart Energy Savers Program® make it the perfect time! When you choose the high-efficiency ENERGY STAR certified appliances, you can get $50 to $500 in rebates on select clothes washers and dryers, refrigerators, heat pump water heaters and more. Plus, for a limited time, you can save $550 on ENERGY STAR certified heat pump water heaters.
Why upgrade to ENERGY STAR models?
Save big this Black Friday. Click here for more details.
The BGE Smart Energy Savers Program is a suite of programs that enable customers to control energy use, leading to more efficient use of electricity and lowering energy bills. The programs have provided $464 million in rebates to BGE customers and have also helped nearly 1.9 million residential and business participants save more than 2.8 million MWh of electricity. Collectively, the programs help contain the cost of energy and improve reliability by reducing peak demand and slowing the growth in energy consumption. Energy-saving solutions are available to renters, homeowners, large and small business customers, nonprofits and institutional customers. More information can be found at BGESmartEnergy.com. These programs support the EmPOWER Maryland Energy Efficiency Act.
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. The company also has an estimated annual economic impact of $5 billion of output in its service area, supporting more than 9,500 local jobs and producing $923 million in labor income. BGE is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), the nation's leading competitive energy provider. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, YouTube and Flickr.