Your power bill may be going up–again. BGE is asking for another rate increase. It’s the fourth increase in just four years. The company says it’s necessary to keep up improvements.
Taking legal action. The family of a little boy killed in a gas explosion files a hefty lawsuit against energy giant BGE. They say the utility could have prevented his death.
Some toasty temps are coming this week. By the look and feel of things, it won’t be long before summer’s here and you’re using your air conditioner.
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.