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.
Make safety a priority. While we take every measure to prevent problems and reduce risks for every customer, there are inherent dangers associated with electricity. You can help diminish those dangers by being aware of problems that might occur and knowing how to respond to them if they do.
BGE urges you to follow these tips and stay away from overhead power lines.
Keep these tips in mind if you see downed electrical wires.
Learn more about protecting yourself from electrical surges during storms.
Explore these safety tips for electric meters, fuses and breakers in your home.
See how BGE prevents, detects and repairs contact voltage.
Take these precautions for boating near waterways with electric power lines.
The WDVC Contest teaches students about safety around downed wires.
Learn more about remaining safe and getting discounts this holiday season.