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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 Summer Heat and Severe Weather. Are you?

Here’s how you can save money on your energy bill this summer.
 

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.

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.

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 truck in Essex

Did your power flicker? That momentary outage could be a sign that you avoided a lengthy outage

These “momentary outages” feel like a weakness in electric service reliability, but they’re actually a strength

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.

Cy Applebee-Kellett in the Patapsco River

BGE trash cages prevent nearly a ton of trash from washing into Patapsco River

Runoff from large area of south Baltimore flows out of two storm drains at BGE’s Spring Gardens facility – and leaves trash behind.

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.

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

Key Crossing: Maximizing Reliability, Minimizing Impacts

BGE continuously monitors its equipment in order to continue safe and reliable service for our customers. As infrastructure ages, we repair or replace impacted equipment… even when it runs under a major waterway.

July 17 and 19 Energy Savings Day graphic

Here’s How Much BGE Customers Saved During Last Week’s Energy Savings Days

BGE’s chief customer officer thanks customers for helping to further ensure the reliability of the electric delivery system across the Mid-Atlantic region during two extremely hot July days.

BGE lineworker

Thank you, lineworkers!

BGE joins utilities across the country today 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.

New York Central gallops past the Pimlico infield pavilion after winning the Maryland Sprint Stakes on May 18, 2019.

Powering the Preakness: How BGE ensures electric reliability for Pimlico

How BGE ensures electric reliability for the second jewel of the Triple Crown

Muddy creek sunset

Keeping Muddy Creek Clear

In Anne Arundel County, Muddy Creek is a sleepy stream that empties into the Rhode River. But when heavy rains hit, a span of the Creek that crosses a BGE transmission right-of-way (ROW) turns into a high-speed sediment delivery service headed straight for the Chesapeake Bay.

Frontlines: Responding to the Call Again in Ellicott City

For the second time in three years, BGE gas and electric crews sprang into action to ensure customers in Ellicott City were safe after nearly 10 inches of rain fell in just a few hours.

TED empties trash into a dumpster

Meet ‘TED’, BGE’s “Trash Elimination Device”

The Patapsco River flows through central Maryland and into the Chesapeake Bay, where its mouth forms Baltimore Harbor. Unfortunately, storm water runoff from the city led to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency listing the river’s Middle Branch as impaired for trash.

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.