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“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.

BGE drone pilots

Using drones to keep boaters, wildlife, and employees safe [Video]

Flying drones is a safer, more efficient way to install devices that help boaters and wildlife identify and avoid electric distribution lines.

Ferguson Trenching: committed to the community through workforce development

Ferguson Trenching partnered with Civic Works and BGE to prepare – and hire – underserved Marylanders for utility careers.

Dre’s journey from highschool to a career | BGE’s Smart Energy Internship

Dre Mills is starting his career as a heavy truck mechanic after exposure to job possibilities through BGE’s Smart Energy Internship program

BGE Fitzell substation at Tradepoint Atlantic

New BGE substation at Tradepoint Atlantic improves electric service reliability for growing list of large commercial customers

Sparrows Point facility built to accommodate future electricity demand of 3,300-acre global logistics center and nearby residential communities; Amazon, Under Armour, Home Depot, Floor & Decor among companies currently operating on the site

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BGE Smart Energy Interns gain experience at home during pandemic

Nearly 50 interns from area high schools focused on the trades will experience BGE’s Smart Energy Internship from home this year, gaining skills and experience that will help them develop their career path

Rickey McCarter’s journey to clear the next hurdle

A training program in utility construction work gave him skills and support when he needed it most. Within eight months of finishing the program, his hard work and determination have him on track to be a foreman.

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BGE profiles: Shameka Wilson, gas controller in Gas System Control

Meet the first woman in BGE history to serve as gas controller, the latest chapter of her career that has focused on country, customers, and community

BGE Key Crossing test pile install

Construction begins on BGE’s Key Crossing transmission reliability project

New transmission towers and two miles of high voltage power lines will cross the Patapsco River next to the Francis Scott Key Bridge, replacing old underwater cables—benefiting the environment and improving reliability for customers

BGE is Ready for Severe Weather and Summer Heat. Are you?

Here’s how you can prepare for thunderstorms, hurricanes, and other severe weather that could cause electric service outages
 

BGE truck in Essex

BGE Launches Customer Relief and Energy Infrastructure Investment Plan to Support Pandemic Economic Recovery

More than 300 energy infrastructure projects and BGE operations in central Maryland support $15 billion in local economic impact and 26,000 jobs over the next three years.

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 […]

Kat Mckitish BGE

BGE profiles: Kat Mckitish, senior engineer in Electric Distribution Engineering and Standards

To women considering non-traditional work at BGE, she says, “Don’t sell yourself short. You’re always stronger and more intelligent than you think you are.”

Sache Martin BGE

BGE profiles: Saché Martin, engineer and distribution systems operator

She heard the voice of her childhood mentor rising above the constant hum of warnings that “engineering is a man’s career.”

BGE employees are committed to bringing safe and reliable service to the communities we serve.

BGE appreciates the hard work of all of our employees as we are closely monitoring and responding to developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Showcase of BGE VR Training

How BGE is using Virtual Reality to train employees.

As the nation’s first gas utility, we recently implemented another first for BGE — the use of an innovative, 3-D virtual reality (VR) platform to train employees.

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“Let us cast down our buckets where we are”

Reflections from a Baltimore City educator who helped lead a landmark BGE summer jobs program in the late 1960s