Turning the Page, Making a Difference
Powerful partnerships provide invaluable pro bono legal services to help many start a new chapter.
Powering our Communities – how BGE focuses our corporate giving
Powering our communities is just the beginning. BGE considers it our responsibility to improve the quality of life for people in the communities where we live, work, and serve.
No osprey left behind
For decades, BGE has protected osprey families from fire and injury by relocating osprey nests away from power poles. This summer, osprey safety became personal for BGE employees who had the satisfaction of learning an injured chick they had rescued had fully recovered – and is ready to fly south.
44 small businesses receive $20,000 pandemic relief grants
“We are a social club which operates for the enjoyment and entertainment of our guests. Our place as an anchor institution in the Black community is undisputed and valued by neighbors, friends, and families across Baltimore City and beyond. With the $20,000 award we will revitalize our business.” — John Harris, Arch Social Club.
Three young adults intern with BGE and look toward the future
Three recent high school graduates have spent a second summer learning with BGE. As BGE interns, they are gaining skills and knowledge, solidifying their work ethic – and opening doors to greater opportunities.
BGE extends the range of its EV fleet via solar panels.
BGE will electrify 50 percent of its 1,300-vehicle fleet by 2030, and our people are innovating to speed the transition – like adding solar panels to EVs to increase range.
From STEM Academy to Smart Energy Internship to scholarship winner
Nesochim Iheanyi-Igwe, 16, will attend Ohio State University on a full scholarship provided by Exelon to study chemical engineering this fall. She joins BGE as a Smart Energy Intern for the summer after participating in Exelon’s STEM Leadership Academy in 2020.
$20,000 Small Business Grants Help Maryland Small Businesses
“I was born, raised, and educated in Baltimore and I have built Fabpro into the only minority-owned precision metal fabricator in the Baltimore area. The BGE Energizing Small Business Grant will support our acquisition of new, energy efficient production equipment.” — Antoine Hutchinson, owner of Fabpro Technologies
Smart LED Streetlights are a “critical step” in Johnston Square neighborhood revitalization [Video]
BGE partners with Baltimore City government, community stakeholders to make streets safer and more welcoming to residents and businesses by installing Smart LED Streetlights.
Timberbrook Equine Therapy Center is Expanding its Services Thanks to new Exelon Grant
“It has been more rewarding than any paycheck I’ve ever earned.”
BGE Grants Help Keep Stevenson University Students Safe
“The university has two jobs: provide students with a quality education and keep them safe while they are away from home.”
BGE Safety Grants Help Rural Volunteer Fire Department Protect its Community
When the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Standards (MIEMSS) in 2019 required EMS vehicles to carry pediatric (or small adult) safety straps for stretchers, […]
St. Philip’s Church Sees a Bright, Green Future
East Baltimore church benefits from LED lighting upgrade–will save $2,400 in annual electric costs while reducing emissions
Energizing Small Business Grants support businesses impacted by pandemic
$20,000 grants available for eligible businesses–part of BGE’s $15 million pledge to assist small businesses with pandemic recovery
Reliability of BGE’s EV charging network benefits area drivers
As EV adoption speeds up, reliable public charging becomes a must-have. BGE’s charging network meets that need with a 98 percent uptime.
BGE and Hero Dogs partner to support veterans
One way BGE honors the distinguished military women and men who have served our country is our sponsorship of Hero Dogs, a Maryland non-profit organization […]
“We Need to Start Hugging and Stop Shooting.”
BGE’s Val Jenkins’ Hug Don’t Shoot non-profit is now dealing hugs across the country.
One year later, 41 previously under- and unemployed people earned solid utility jobs
Majority of job opportunities are with some of BGE’s major contractors and offer a pathway to a life-long career