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High School Grad Starts as Intern, Ends Summer as Full-Time Employee

Giving youth a head start on their career paths

Good Energy Opens Doors to Rewarding Careers

Launched in September 2019, the BGE Workforce Collaborative provides a training program in partnership with Civic Works, for individuals who are interested in pursuing a utility infrastructure career.

Skydio Drone

BGE Innovates: Using Drones to Complete Pipeline Inspections

BGE’s UAS/Drone Atmospheric Corrosion Bridge Patrol program uses drone operators to inspect parts of our infrastructure to ensure the safety and reliability of our system.

Thank you, lineworkers!

BGE joins utilities across the country in celebration of the women and men whose work provides customers with the safe, reliable electric service they depend on to power so many essential parts of their personal and professional lives.

BGE Safety Stars to the Rescue

In December 2022, while working near their job site on Frederick Road, GCM&R crew members rescued an injured person from a car that crashed and caught fire.

BGE Gas Workers

BGE Celebrates Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day

“BGE honors our natural gas employees who work year-round, in all kinds of conditions, to maintain and modernize our natural gas system while providing the highest level of service to our customers.”

Steve Pedri Lights the Way

“Ever since I was a young kid, I had an interest in it,” Pedri says. “Lighting was fascinating to me.”

The safety tradition meets new training tools

Steve Zell seeks ways that technology can improve utility training.

A young innovator rises rapidly at BGE

Kedrick Foster is always looking for ways to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

Training in the time of the Great Retirement

Danielle Ford is preserving a 200-year-old history of excellence and decades of institutional memory while bringing a new wave of employees into a 21st century utility.

BGE has restored more than 183,000 customers after multiple mid-July storms

BGE has restored more than 183,000 customers after multiple storms that hit the central Maryland area in mid-July

Six Utilities, One Goal [Video]

Paul, a linemen from our sister utility, PECO, explains how the Exelon family of utilities work together to restore power to customers.

Sustainability in Action: ZEVAC Technology Reduces Emissions

BGE is piloting a new natural gas tool that will reduce gas emissions and increase safety

March is Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Month at BGE

“At BGE, we hold a special place in history as the nation’s first gas utility and our natural gas workers are committed to providing safe and reliable service for our customers.” – Dawn White, vice president of Gas Distribution

Bringing virtual reality down to earth

Joe Braun is always looking for a better way to do things. When he realized that virtual reality – something video gamers know well – could give employees valuable experience, he worked with BGE’s training department to incorporate VR into its coursework.

BGE demand response team

Energy Savings Day: Behind the Scenes

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 BGE teams perform when activating a Demand Response event.
 

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.

Smart Energy Internships turn into opportunities for lifelong careers

Less than three years out of high school, former intern Daquan Alford is a top-performing Utility Trainee for BGE with his eye on the future