Customer bills will increase effective with usage starting on Jan. 1, 2023 and as authorized by the Maryland Public Service Commission. The average residential electric bill will increase by $2.97 per month and the average residential natural gas bill will increase by $3.08 per month. See bge.com/myp for details.
BGE is committed to the environment in the communities where we live and work. We prioritize programs focused on clean air, water, resiliency, fighting the effects of climate change, the innovative use and promotion of alternative sources of energy and environmental stewardship. We also work to sustain families and self-sufficiency by supporting programs to assist community members facing the most significant financial challenges and instability..
Environmental stewardship is one of BGE’s core values. BGE Green Grants are offered to communities within BGE's service area that are committed to the environment through a variety of focus areas.
Environmental stewardship is one of BGE’s core values. Due to our commitment to use natural resources responsibly, prevent pollution and, improve energy efficiency, BGE GREEN GRANTS are being offered to communities within the BGE's service area. These grants complement our environmental giving and are part of steps to link our employees to the communities they live and work in.
Environmental Focus Areas
Some key focus areas that we look for in Green Grant applicants are:
View more information about the grant criteria and previous winners on our Green Grants page.
BGE is focused on the environment not only with the grants we award, but also the organizations we support through partnerships and volunteer opportunities.
The Employee Resource Group, ECO Team, focuses on events and volunteering in our community that support Exelon and BGE's commitment to the environment by promoting, supporting and driving "green" business practices. Previous events have included maintenance at the Irvine Nature Center, Recycling with the Ravens, Urban Farming at Whitelock, and more.
BGE often puts the passion of our employees to good use through volunteering. BGE has supported many volunteer opportunities that have an environmental focus. A few examples include working with the Baltimore Community Tool Bank, Blue Water Baltimore, Real Food Farm and more. If you would like to have BGE employees volunteer with your organizations, please visit our Employee Volunteering page.