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Exelon Strikes Deal Worth $6.8 Billion To Acquire Pepco

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.

04/30/2014

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BGE Hopes To Increase Smart Meter Usage

BGE says a million customers have indoor meters that need to be changed to smart meters.

04/29/2014

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Md. Gives Customers A Break On Utility Cutoffs

The Maryland Public Service Commission is giving utility customers a break after an unusually cold winter.

04/15/2014

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Contractor Strikes Gas Line, Forcing 7 Homes To Evacuate In Harford County

Baltimore Gas and Electric crews are working to secure a gas line break that forced seven homes to be evacuated.

03/27/2014

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Baltimore Co. Fire Dept. Responds Several Times To Gas Odor Around Hunt Valley Business Park

The Baltimore County Fire Department responded several times Tuesday for reports of a gas odor in and around the Hunt Valley Business Park.

03/25/2014

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Md. Seeks To Ease Pain Of Winter Heating Bills

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.

03/07/2014

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Law Would Prevent Smart Meters From Selling Secrets

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.

03/06/2014

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Messy March: Md. Prepares For Wintry Mix Of Rain, Sleet & Snow

Winter just won’t quit. Another storm is moving toward Maryland.

03/02/2014

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BGE Customers Who Don’t Switch To New System Forced To Pay Opt-Out Fee

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.

02/28/2014

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Panel Sets Opt-Out Fees For Smart Meters

The Public Service Commission has set fees for Maryland’s utility customers who do not want smart meters installed in their homes or businesses.

02/26/2014

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Boy, 8, Walking Home From School Killed By Debris In Rowhome Fire, Collapse

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.

02/20/2014

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Utility Crews Working To Power Up Pa., Md.

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.

02/08/2014

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