Grid Operator Urges Electricity Conservation As Frigid Cold ReturnsUtilities 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.
Utilities Ask Customers To Cut Energy UseUtilities in Maryland and Washington are asking customers to reduce energy use as hot weather blankets the region.
Rawlings-Blake, City Leaders Approve Water Rate IncreaseCity homeowners and businesses will see a spike in their water bills to the tune of 15 percent. City leaders say they need to repair the aging pipes and water mains.
After Derecho, Public Service Commission Orders Power Utilities To ImproveA new report by the Public Service Commission is ordering BGE and other utilities to make major changes following last year's devastating derecho storm.
Mid-Atlantic Braces For Extended Power OutagesMid-Atlantic electric utilities, facing the threat of a direct hit from Hurricane Sandy, reached across North America on Friday to secure extra help in restoring power that they said could be out for more than a week because of prolonged high winds and torrential rain.
Take 10-Minute Showers To Save MoneyA 10-minute shower can use less water than a full bath.
Last Day For Comments On 'Derecho' Storm To PSCIt's the last day for Maryland residents to submit comments about electric companies' handling of the "derecho" storm in June that caused days of power outages.
Panel To Hold Public Hearings On Power OutagesThe Maryland Public Service Commission will conduct public hearings on the widespread power outages the state suffered during a storm.
Md. Public Service Commission To Review BGE's Performance All of Maryland's major electrical utilities must file reports on how they managed power restoration after last Friday’s massive storm. No electricity and extreme heat is a painful combination still affecting more than 40,000 people in Maryland.
Water Main Break Leaves Hundreds Dry In BaltimoreHundreds of homes left dry by a water main break in Baltimore are expected to have service restored Monday.
WSSC Closes Headquarters In Laurel Following FireThe Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says its headquarters in Laurel has been closed following a fire.
Stronger Penalties Added For Unreliable UtilitiesMaking your electricity more dependable. That's the goal in Annapolis as lawmakers consider threatening fines against utility companies if they take too long to restore your power.