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Billion Dollar Utility Line Upgrade That Will Run Through Md. Faces Opposition

One of the biggest new electric transmission line proposals in decades is turning into a debate over fracking, renewable energy and the future of an aging energy grid.

08/18/2014

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Helicopter To Inspect Md. Utility Equipment

Baltimore Gas and Electric says residents and motorists in central Maryland shouldn’t worry if they see a helicopter hovering near utility equipment including towers, poles and wires.

07/11/2014

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Md. Commission Approves Rate Hike For Pepco

The Maryland Public Service Commission has approved an electricity rate hike for Pepco, but less than the utility requested.

07/02/2014

source: DPW

Report: DPW Impostor Knocks On Doors, Asks To Inspect Homes In Fells Point

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works is warning residents about water worker impostors attempting to gain illegal entry into Fells Point area homes.

06/19/2014

(Credit: AP)

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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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

BGE, BILL

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

smart meter

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

MONEY GENERIC

Maryland Announces $20M In Utility Bill Help

Gov. Martin O’Malley has announced $20 million in additional help for low-income Maryland residents to pay higher utility bills from colder weather.

02/24/2014

(Credit: AP)

Pepco Seeks $43.3M Rate Hike For Md. Customers

The utility Pepco is seeking a $43.3 million rate hike in Maryland, the utility’s third requested increase in two years.

12/05/2013

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BGE Celebrates ‘811 Day’ With Special Light Display

Sunday is national 811 Day, and BGE reminds customers with a special display of lights.

08/11/2013

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