Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) delivers electricity and natural gas to over 1.25 million residential and business customers. Founded in 1816, BG&E is both one of the oldest utilities in the nation and the largest utility in the state of Maryland. Its 2,300 square mile service area includes Baltimore, Annapolis, and parts of Carroll and Howard counties.
Baltimore Gas &Electric electricity choice
If, for whatever reason, you don't sign up with an independent energy supplier, your current utility will continue to provide you “default” energy service. As part of that service, BG&E will both supply and deliver electricity to your home or business. The rate for the “default” service is approved by your state’s public utility commissions. However, that rate is typically higher than what you can find if you shop around with independent suppliers.
Baltimore Gas & Electric electricity rates
Currently, residential customers on the default electricity plan & price. Baltimore Gas & Electric "Price to Compare" This rate is your “Price to Compare,” which can help you decide whether to switch energy suppliers. With the Price to Compare, you'll be able to tell exactly how much money you'll save by switching from the utility's plan to one offered by an independent energy supplier. If the supplier's rates beat the utility's "Price to Compare," you can save the difference per kilowatt hour by switching to that supplier. To report power outages or downed power lines, you should call Baltimore Gas & Electric’s customer service at the number above.