A major electric and gas utility announcement from Exelon Corporation—the parent company of BGE. Wednesday night, Exelon said it will buy Pepco and its subsidiaries, which provide electricity to hundreds of thousands on the Eastern Shore and in the Maryland suburbs around Washington DC.
BGE says a million customers have indoor meters that need to be changed to smart meters.
The Maryland Public Service Commission is giving utility customers a break after an unusually cold winter.
Baltimore Gas and Electric crews are working to secure a gas line break that forced seven homes to be evacuated.
The Baltimore County Fire Department responded several times Tuesday for reports of a gas odor in and around the Hunt Valley Business Park.
Maryland utility regulators say the high cost of heating homes and businesses during this long, cold winter may put more customers at risk of being shut off after March 31.
Smart meters may promise a new way to track home electricity, but they’re also prompting a push for new laws to control the technology.
Winter just won’t quit. Another storm is moving toward Maryland.
A major change from BGE–putting its entire grid on a new, “Smart Meter” system. But WJZ has learned people who don’t want the Smart Meters will have to pay to opt-out.
The Public Service Commission has set fees for Maryland’s utility customers who do not want smart meters installed in their homes or businesses.
An 8-year-old boy was in the wrong place at the wrong time. He was walking home from elementary school when he was killed in an explosive fire.
Utility crews labored around the clock for yet another day Saturday, working to restore electricity to the nearly 175,000 customers in Pennsylvania and Maryland still without power following an early week ice storm. Some customers have been told it could be several more days before power is restored.