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More Than 1,700 Marylanders Still In The Dark After Ice Storm

Several days after a winter ice storm, power outages persist throughout Maryland.

02/08/2014

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Storm Keeps Thousands In The Dark

Nearly 48 hours after ice coated the areas north and west of Baltimore, tens of thousands are still without power. And it could be another day before they all get it back.

02/06/2014

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Grid Operator Urges Electricity Conservation As Frigid Cold Returns

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.

01/28/2014

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Residents Urged To Conserve As Cold Takes Toll On Regional Power Grid

Electricity demand has spiked across central and eastern states hit by severe cold, and power grid authorities are asking people to conserve energy when possible.

01/07/2014

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Fuel Fund Of Maryland Warms Homes & Hearts

The mad rush for holiday gifts is still on and one community group is making a plea to give energy this winter.

12/19/2013

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Most Electricity Restored In Carroll County After Winter Storm Downs Power Lines

BGE has restored electricity to hundreds of customers in Carroll County. But new outages are possible as temperatures drop and refreezing begins.

12/10/2013

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Md. Agency Investigates Meter Reader Complaints

The Maryland Public Service Commission says it’s investigating complaints that Potomac Edison overbilled some western Maryland electricity customers by failing to read their meters as often as required.

04/12/2013

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Pepco Seeking Rate Hike For D.C. Customers

Pepco is seeking a $52 million rate increase for District of Columbia customers that would add $5.89 to the average monthly residential bill.

03/09/2013

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BGE Prepares For Approaching Winter Storm

Baltimore Gas & Electric Company is closely monitoring an approaching weather front that will likely bring heavy, wet snow and wind gusts of up to 50 miles per hour across the majority of its central Maryland service area on Wednesday.

03/04/2013

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Energy Officials Finally Shed Light On Super Bowl Blackout

Until now, everyone was still in the dark, trying to figure out what caused a power outage during Sunday’s Super Bowl game in New Orleans. Energy officials are taking the blame.

02/08/2013

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Cumberland Working To Remove Damaged Trees

Officials in Cumberland say they’re removing or pruning more than 50 trees that have either been damaged by storms or are at risk of toppling over.

02/04/2013

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Lower Your Home Electricity Bill

Check out these tips from EcoMedia on how to save electricity at home, which in turn could help you save money.

01/30/2013

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