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: Multiple Water Rescues Reported On Flooded Roadways Across Maryland
Under the proposal, BGE is seeking $133 million for the cost of major safety and reliability improvements.READ MORE: Maryland Turns To Nursing Students & Out-Of-State Nurses To Shore Up Hospital Workforce
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: The Baltimore Ravens Launch The Purple Chair Podcast
However, BGE said customers who receive both electric and gas would still be paying an average 10 percent less compared to a decade ago.