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BGE storm damage repair work

Photos: BGE crews restore service to more than 63,000 customers impacted by severe storms

High winds and heavy rain damaged electric equipment throughout central Maryland during back-to-back weather events in April 2020

Covid-19 testing site at Pimlico Race Course

BGE supplies power to drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites in Baltimore City

BGE crews and contractors installed new equipment in a parking lot at Pimlico Race Course to power lighting and refrigeration for Baltimore City’s first drive-thru […]

BGE Electric Reliability

BGE Customers’ Electric Reliability Continues to Improve

Any power outage – no matter how long it lasts – is at best an inconvenience. Here are five ways BGE has reduced average outage lengths by nearly one hour since 2009.

BGE Crews Headed to Illinois to Help Restore Power

Severe winter weather – snow, ice, and high winds – is expected to hit northern Illinois. BGE lineworkers will support peers from ComEd as outages are anticipated across the region.

BGE EDRU crew in M&T Bank Stadium

Purple Thursday: A look into in the electric room of M&T Bank Stadium

The Ravens home playoff matchup this weekend is a significant event for the team and its fans—and BGE. Here’s what we do before kickoff to ensure service reliability on gameday.

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.

BGE Linemen in Scuba

Frontline: How BGE’s linemen repair electric cables underwater.

One skiff, barge and diver later, BGE underground lines crew safely makes repairs to damaged cable on a frigid fall day.

Connecting communities, lighting the way

LED street lights are more efficient than older lights – cities that use them can save money and reduce emissions. BGE has partnered with multiple jurisdictions to bring the technology online.

BGE in Puerto Rico for Hurricane Maria mutual assistance

Frontlines: In Hurricane Maria’s wake, a sense of purpose

Rafael Olazagasti reflects on working to restore power for people in Puerto Rico months after a Category 4 hurricane devastated the island

BGE demand response team

Energy Savings Day: Behind the scenes with the BGE Behavioral Demand Response teams

You may have received an alert for an Energy Savings Day and knew it meant the chance to earn a bill credit. Here is a look at the extensive work that goes into activating a Demand Response event.
 

ULC Robotics CISBOT technicians

Frontlines: How BGE’s stopping gas leaks from the inside out

CISBOT gives BGE a more cost-effective way to repair and rehabilitate a century-old gas main in the heart of downtown Baltimore with no disruption to customers

Butterfly in South River Greenway

Frontlines: How BGE Keeps the birds and bees happy with Integrated Vegetation Management

How integrated vegetation management transforms the area around transmission lines into vibrant natural communities where birds, bees, and butterflies flourish alongside flowering nectar plants.

Downed pole on a car

Wires Fall on Your Car… What Do You Do?

How to stay safe if electric wires contact your car.

Frontlines: Powering Up Puerto Rico!

BGE crews restored power to more than 11,000 customers in Puerto Rico, safely installing 376 poles and more than 108 miles of conductor.

Frontlines: How BGE’s “Fix it Now” Crew uses “Sharks” Take a Bite Out of Power Outages

Nothing strikes fear in the heart quite like a glimpse of a steely gray shark fin.  But to BGE’s customers, fins can be a welcome sight.