BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Your BGE bill will not be going up next year.

The company plans to keep utility rates steady to ease some of the financial burden caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Despite that, you may see your gas and electric bills go up as soon as 2022 to prevent a larger increase in 2023.

BGE has also announced a new, $15 million relief package to help small businesses.

Starting next month, people can start applying for up to $20,000 in grant money.

For the latest information on coronavirus go to the Maryland Health Department’s website or call 211. You can find all of WJZ’s coverage on coronavirus in Maryland here.

CBS Baltimore Staff