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Fountain Green Elementary School in Harford County Wins BGE’s Natural Gas Safety Contest

“Educating our customers, especially children, on how to remain safe around natural gas is a priority for BGE.”

Outdoor Classroom Boasts Weather Station and Tier Five Garden

“Students were fascinated that Catonsville received 84 inches of rain last year, more than any other Maryland town.”

Making Hiking Trails and Parklands Better in Baltimore

Leakin Park visitors enjoy reforestation and restoration along an upgraded section of natural gas pipeline that safely and reliably serves BGE customers.

Fire and Ice: Vital resources for the first responders who perform emergency ice rescues

In Baltimore County, two volunteer fire departments are responsible for ice rescue emergencies, which require hours of training and specialized equipment. And that equipment doesn’t come cheap.

Community Ecology Center garden

The Community Ecology Center connects people with the land that supports us all

With help from a BGE Green Grant, community gardens will offer area residents new skills and healthy outdoor activities – as well as delicious vegetables.

Kids on the Creek

Children get soaked with water, fun and facts during Kids on the Creek Day

The Spa Creek Conservancy introduces kids to the joys of splashing around and connects them to their local waterway

Innovative Music Studio Feeds Kids’ Creativity

“One group created a podcast from a discussion about one of the books they read in class.”

Humane Society of Carroll County

Helping vulnerable pets when they are most in need

“Knowing where you can get help for your pets in an emergency is something most families don’t think about. There are resources like ours that can help,” said Dawn Kinna, Humane Society of Carroll County.

First BGE Workforce Collaborative class graduates

Program successfully connects job seekers with major contractors to support increased pace of work on BGE’s electric and gas infrastructure

BGE drone team at Mervo

A new career path takes flight

BGE drone team puts their work on display for Baltimore City high school students to highlight job opportunities in the drone industry

Boys and Girls Club Westminster

The Boys & Girls Club of Westminster engages teens in healthy eating

A community garden introduces high school students to the joys of working in the dirt, the satisfaction of problem solving and the delights of fresh vegetables

The Peale Center builds on a legacy of art, natural beauty and innovation

A Green Grant from BGE will help the nation’s oldest museum reach out to nature and neighborhoods by adding gardens and greenery to Watchhouse Alley.

Bright Ideas brings Bountiful Harvest

A small grant has a large impact at KIPP Harmony Academy as students build indoor garden and learn the value of patience and care.

‘Project Lead the Way’ provides new path to STEM studies

BGE’s Bright Ideas Teacher Grants helps students grow their STEM skills… “once they have done a real world project in high school, in college they just say ‘I’ve got this.’”

Bikemore Mobile Bike Shop

A Mobile Bike Shop connects neighborhoods to opportunities

BGE supports Bikemore’s Mobile Bike Shop, which makes bikes ready to ride on the spot. The bike shops are also a place to start conversations with residents who want to make their neighborhoods safer and healthier.

Adriana Gonzalez

From a life uprooted, a burgeoning career

An internship through BGE’s workforce development program is the latest stop for Adriana Gonzalez, who moved to Baltimore from Puerto Rico with her family and started over—unexpectedly.

Hundreds turn out to turn inefficient air conditioners into cash

Customers from as far away as southwest Baltimore traveled to Bel Air to recycle their appliances

Connecting Job Seekers with Opportunities in Energy

The pace of major infrastructure work on BGE’s gas system is increasing… and contractors need a steady source of capable and committed employees. BGE and Civic Works came together to find that source while bringing opportunity to the community.