The Maryland Public Service Commission is giving utility customers a break after an unusually cold winter.
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.
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.
Gov. Martin O’Malley has announced $20 million in additional help for low-income Maryland residents to pay higher utility bills from colder weather.
The utility Pepco is seeking a $43.3 million rate hike in Maryland, the utility’s third requested increase in two years.
Sunday is national 811 Day, and BGE reminds customers with a special display of lights.
Baltimore Gas and Electric is warning customers about a new telephone scam.
Maryland utility regulators say they have set aside 10 days to hear a rate increase request from Pepco.
The Maryland Department of the Environment says Philadelphia-based Sunoco and a suburban Washington water utility have been fined for alleged violations.
Gov. Martin O’Malley will be speaking to a conference of utility regulators.
Baltimore Gas & Electric says about 885 of its customers are without power following heavy rains over the weekend.