Effective July 9, 1996, Baltimore Gas & Electric implemented FERC-jurisdictional open access transmission tariffs that are in compliance with FERC's Order 888. As of April 1, 1997 all requests in the Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Maryland (PJM) control area for transmission service will be taken on the PJM Interconnection Association's OASIS website. This site can be accessed at http://oasis.pjm.com
To request transmission service from the PJM Power Pool, an entity must follow the instructions on the PJM website http://www.pjm.com
for transmission service under the PJM Tariff & Transmission Services Application Information menu option.
To be able to buy, sell, or bid energy from the PJM Power Pool, an entity must follow the instructions on the PJM website http://www.pjm.com
for pool membership under the PJM Agreement & Application Process menu option.
A copy of the PJM Pool-wide Transmission Tariff is available on the PJM OASIS home page http://oasis.pjm.com
For a copy of the PJM Pool-wide Transmission Tariff or to inquire about obtaining a Transmission Service Agreement or Pool Membership Agreement, please contact the PJM Tariff Administrator:
Procedures Implementing Standards of Conduct for BGE
FERC's Order No. 717 requires BGE to implement standards of conduct to functionally separate transmission and wholesale power merchant functions. BGE's 'Procedures Implementing Standards of Conduct for BGE Regarding Non-Discriminatory Open Access Transmission' is available for your review (download the file below).
Information on Discounts
BGE does not take any actions with respect to discounts for transmission service because BGE's facilities are operated by PJM and service provided according to the terms of the PJM Tariff. PJM is responsible for discounts of transmission service. Please see the PJM website for more information.
Potential Merger Partners
On July 30, 2014, Exelon announced Constellation’s acquisition of Integrys Energy Services, Inc., a competitive supplier of retail electricity and natural gas. This acquisition will add 1.2 million commercial and residential customers across twenty-two Midwest, mid-Atlantic and Northeastern states and the District of Columbia. The anticipated close is the fourth quarter of 2014 or the first quarter of 2015.
On April 30, 2014, Exelon and Pepco Holdings, Inc announced an agreement to combine the two companies. The combined utility business will serve 10 million customers as it brings together Exelon’s three electric and gas utilities – BGE, ComEd and PECO and Pepco Holdings’ electric and gas utilities – Atlantic City Electric, Delmarva Power and Pepco. The companies anticipate closing in the second or third quarter of 2015.
On March 12, 2012, Exelon announced that it has acquired Constellation Energy Group. The new company retains the Exelon name and remains headquartered in Chicago. The merged company is now one of the nation’s largest competitive energy products and services suppliers by load (about 164 terawatt-hours per year) and customers (approximately 100,000 business and public sector and approximately 1 million residential), serving more than two-thirds of America’s Fortune 100 companies. Exelon will have a coast-to-coast presence with operations and business activities in 47 states, the District of Columbia, and Canada. The company also has one of the nation’s largest and cleanest power generation fleets, with approximately 35,000 megawatts of owned power generation, including more than 19,000 megawatts of nuclear power.
The three utilities within Exelon – BGE, ComEd and PECO – remain headquartered in Baltimore, Chicago and Philadelphia, respectively. Together, they make Exelon one of the nation’s largest residential electricity and natural gas distribution companies, serving 6.6 million electric and 1.2 million gas customers across three states.
Constellation Energy announced on February 2, 2012 the acquisition of ONEOK Energy Marketing Company (OEMC), a Tulsa, Okla., retail natural gas marketing company with approximately 26,000 customers.
On April 28, 2011, the boards of directors of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) and Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to combine the two companies in a stock-for-stock transaction. Baltimore Gas and Electric Company is an indirect subsidiary of Constellation Energy. Both Exelon Corporation and Constellation Energy or their affiliates employ or retain marketing function employees.
Effective January 1, 2014 – Justin Renner, a System Operator for the BGE Transmission System Operations (TSO) unit, was transferred to Exelon Generation to be a Generation Dispatcher. This has been posted on the PJM OASIS website.
The following document represents job functions of transmission function employees.