BALTIMORE (WJZ) — You could soon see an increase in your BGE bill.
The utility company is asking the Maryland Public Service Commission to raise electric and gas rates.READ MORE: Baltimore Ravens Jaylon Ferguson Dead From Toxic Drug Cocktail, Autopsy Shows
Under the proposal, BGE is seeking $133 million for the cost of major safety and reliability improvements.READ MORE: How To Avoid Getting Stuck In Traffic Over Baltimore's Fourth Of July Weekend
If the rate hike is approved that would mean customers electric bills would increase by about $3.74.
And the average gas bill would go up by $5.27.MORE NEWS: University of Maryland Medicine Release Findings On Death Of Pig Heart Transplant Recipient
However, BGE said customers who receive both electric and gas would still be paying an average 10 percent less compared to a decade ago.