For Immediate Release
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BALTIMORE (Dec. 21, 2022) — BGE is closely monitoring the weather and preparing for wind, rain, and snow followed by freezing temperatures forecast to impact Maryland from Thursday through the holiday weekend.
"In advance of what could be among the coldest days we experience in central Maryland this winter, we are taking steps to ensure BGE crews are prepared to respond to any outages as quickly and safely as possible," said Derrick Dickens, senior vice president and chief operating officer of BGE. "We remain committed to providing our customers with safe and reliable energy service—and we recognize that same, premier level of service will be even more important during a holiday weekend with expected extreme weather."
BGE will have additional company crews and forestry crews, along with external crews, ready to work the system for the duration of the weather event. The BGE storm center is mobilizing on Thursday.
Customers are also encouraged to
prepare ahead of time, and to report outages if they occur.
How customers can report outages Storm conditions could cause outages by knocking down tree limbs onto power lines and other electric delivery equipment. BGE asks all customers to
report their outage in any of the following ways: