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.
You'll get an alert.You'll receive a phone call, email, text, or mobile app alert before a BGE Energy Savings Day alerting you of the upcoming event.
Reduce your use.Simply use less electricity between 1 pm and 7 pm on an Energy Savings Day and earn $1.25 in bill credits for every kilowatt-hour saved compared to your normal use.
Earn rewards.Within a few days, we'll notify you by phone, email, text or mobile app to let you know how much you saved!
There are many ways to reduce your electricity usage during an Energy Savings Day, but the most impactful savings tip is to raise the temperature on your thermostat by 3-4° and use other ways to stay cool. BGE recommends setting your thermostat at 78ºF. Customers should exercise discretion and consider health impacts when reducing electricity usage. For more ways to save, visit our Energy Savings Day Tips page or check out real customer stories. Get personalized insights about your energy use and receive customized
savings tips for your home by logging in to the View My Usage page.
If you are a PeakRewards participant, your air conditioner is
automatically cycled up to 50% during Energy Savings Days. You also have the
opportunity to earn bill credits when you take additional steps to reduce your
electricity usage during an Energy Savings Day. To learn more about how
PeakRewards works on Energy Savings Days, visit Three Ways to Save | Baltimore Gas and Electric
Connected Rewards participants will have the temperature on their thermostat raised up to four degrees during Energy Savings Days. These customers can earn bill credits for reduced energy usage during the Energy Savings Day.
Participants will also have their thermostat raised up four degrees during Connected Rewards Adjustment Events. These events could last up to six hours and are usually scheduled during warmer days during the summer. BGE expects to call up to 15 Adjustment Events each summer. Connected Rewards participants' homes may be precooled for up to 90 minutes before the event starts to ensure their home stays comfortable for the duration of the Adjustment Event. To learn more, visit EnrollMyThermostat.com/BGE.
Based on results from past years, participating customers earned an average of $5-$8* per Energy Savings Day, but the actual earnings will vary by customer. BGE anticipates that there could be up to three Energy Savings Days per summer.
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You can cancel your alert subscriptions at any time*
Check out these tips on how to save energy and money.
Read about how real BGE customers have saved with Smart Energy Rewards.
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