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Sep 10, 2013

National Day of Service comes to Baltimore’s Oliver neighborhood

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, designated as the “National Day of Service,” more than 200 volunteers from seven of the Baltimore area’s largest employers and corporate philanthropists will help revitalize the Oliver neighborhood of Baltimore City — an area struggling with poverty, neglect, vacant homes and lack of recreational space for children.

Aug 16, 2013

Power companies dangle free nights and weekends

NEW YORK — Electric bills have long been take-it-or-leave-it affairs: Pay one rate for all the power you used the month before, no matter when you used it. But some electric companies want to shake-up that rigid business model. They are increasingly offering plans that sound like come-ons from mobile phone companies: Free nights, free […]

Aug 2, 2013

BGE asks PSC to approve acceleration of natural gas system modernization

Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. said Friday it has filed a plan with the Maryland Public Service Commission to accelerate the modernization of its natural gas distribution system to enhance safety and reliability.

Jun 13, 2013

BGE prices offering of 10-year notes

Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. announced that it has priced $300 million of 10-year notes, maturing on July 1, 2023, with a coupon of 3.35 percent.

May 20, 2013

BGE seeks increased gas, electric rates

Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. has filed a request with the Maryland Public Service Commission to increase its gas and electricity distribution rates to its 1.2 million residential and commercial customers in Central Maryland by an average $7 a month.

May 16, 2013

BGE provides funds to aid nonprofits

Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., a unit of Chicago-based Exelon Corp., announced that it provided nearly $1 million to 72 nonprofit organizations through the first four months of 2013.

May 10, 2013

BGE says Md. event recycled 400+ air conditioners

Baltimore Gas and Electric says customers recycled more than 400 room air conditioners through the company's recycling drop-off event last weekend.

May 1, 2013

The weight of the state

Why the state Department of Agriculture visited our business and how it could cost us money.

May 1, 2013

Exelon reports loss in first quarter

Exelon Corp., whose varied holdings include Baltimore-based Constellation Energy and Baltimore Gas & Electric Co., reported a loss in its first quarter due to lower market prices, higher nuclear fuel costs and higher operating and maintenance expenses, among other factors. The Chicago-based energy company reported a net loss of $4 million, or 1 cent per […]

Apr 15, 2013

BGE warning customers of new utility scam

Baltimore Gas and Electric is warning customers about a new telephone scam. Nearly two dozen customers have notified the utility about the scam over the past two weeks. Spokeswoman Rachael Lighty says most of the complaints have come from the Baltimore area. Officials say the way the scam works is a person will call pretending […]

Mar 28, 2013

BGE loses fight over timing of franchise tax

Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. is not entitled to a $6.4 million refund of franchise taxes it paid for 2006 under a rate-stabilization plan that went into effect that year, the Court of Appeals has held.

Mar 26, 2013

Businesses fear huge bills from stormwater fee

ANNAPOLIS — Bill Blanchett crunched some numbers and cringed. Under legislation pending before the County Council, which would charge property owners to help pay for stormwater pollution cleanup, he’ll get an annual bill in excess of $20,000 for one of his four commercial properties. That’s more than his annual property tax bill on the Curtis […]

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