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.
Thousands of people in the region remain without power. It’s been almost three full days since a wicked ice storm knocked out power to tens of thousands.
BGE is providing budget billing plans to help customers after weeks of cold temperatures.
Anne Arundel County Police bust two men in a burglary attempt at a Baltimore Gas Electric substation in Glen Burnie.
Utilities and the Mid-Atlantic region’s electricity grid operator are urging residents to conserve electricity as a wave of frigid cold bears down on the area.
An investigation is underway after an explosion inside a house in Anne Arundel County.