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    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore loves the Ravens, but no, the street lights outside your house are not purple to celebrate football season. BGE tweeted Friday that a manufacturer defect has caused LED street lights across the region to turn purple. Those purple LEDs you may be spotting around town aren’t for our favorite football team....
    The view from the top of Bioenergy Devco’s anaerobic digestion facility in Jessup, which is slated to reach full operation by spring. Baltimore Gas and Electric Company gained approval to use biogas from the facility in its distribution system, making it the first utility to do so in the state. (Courtesy Maryland Matters/Elizabeth Shwe) This...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Gas and Electric on Wednesday announced partnerships with three of Maryland’s historically Black universities — Morgan State University, Coppin State University and Bowie State University — to award $600,000 in scholarships to full-time science and technology students. The gas and energy provider committed $200,000 to each school for $10,000 scholarships to...
    COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ) — BGE is hosting a recycling drop-off event where customers can drop off up to four-room air conditioners or dehumidifiers in exchange for $25 for each appliance on Saturday, September 18, in Columbia. The event takes place between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., rain or shine, at the Columbia...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Maryland Public Service Commission announced that they will hold a second virtual public hearing for BGE’s request to rebuild a 20-mile transmission line segment. The line segment would span Nothern Harford County and Northern Baltimore County. BGE stated on their application that the project consists of replacing the existing 115 kV...
    Some 8,000 people are in the dark Tuesday night in Calvert County, Maryland. That’s over 99% of BGE customers in the county without power. There’s also more than 2,000 outages reported in Anne Arundel County. BGE said a repair crew is on the way and the lights should come back on around 10:45 p.m. No...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Gas and Electric will install equipment on two transmission towers next to the inner loop side of the Key Bridge Saturday, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. The work will take place during daylight hours. Lanes will not be closed, and stopping on the bridge is not permitted. READ MORE: More...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Gas and Electric announced that they have awarded 61 non-profit organizations grants to assist with environmental stewardship projects in the company’s service area. The grants total to $215,750 and are a part of the annual BGE Green Grants Program that supported hundreds of innovative community projects. READ MORE: Governor Hogan Blasts...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore’s air conditioners are cranked up amid a scorching heatwave this week. To coincide with the high demand for electricity in the region, BGE has launched its first Energy Savings Day of the summer. Customers who conserve their energy between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday, August 13, can earn a...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Dozens of Baltimore Gas and Electric workers are fed up over their working conditions. Members of BGE Union Baltimore Local 410 hosted a rally today outside the BGE building on West Fayette Street Saturday with signs reading “understaffed = overworked” and “my family needs me too.” READ MORE: Local Artist Nic Galloro...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Baltimore Gas and Electric said Tuesday it has seen an increase in reports of scammers trying to use the Covid-19 pandemic to trick its customers. The utility has received more than 3,200 scam complaints with customers reporting losing nearly $59,000. This time last year, it received 2,600 similar complaints and reports of...
    PIKESVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — Power has been restored to the homes near the Pikesville gas explosion, Baltimore Gas & Electric officials said Sunday. Restoration work began at 7 p.m. Saturday and service was fully restored to impacted homes by 12:30 p.m. Sunday. READ MORE: 3 Injured Following Gas Explosion In Pikesville On Friday Three people...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Nearly 90 small businesses across Maryland are getting a financial boost to help recover from the pandemic. It’s all thanks to BGE. The utility company is giving $20,000 to businesses ranging from “food and beverage” to “healthcare” and even beauty. Businesses who missed out on this round of grants, don’t worry- there’s...
    BALTIMORE (AP/WJZ) — A man who was seriously injured in a natural gas explosion in Baltimore has filed a lawsuit against Baltimore Gas & Electric as well as the city. The man claims both are responsible for the August explosion that badly burned him and buried him in his basement home. READ MORE: Marylands Brenda...
    BALTIMORE — A man who was seriously injured in a natural gas explosion in Baltimore has filed a lawsuit against Baltimore Gas & Electric as well as the city. The Baltimore Sun reported Wednesday that the man claims both are responsible for the August explosion that badly burned him and buried him in his basement...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — When you ask seventh grader Laura Beeler where she does her virtual schoolwork from home, this is what she says. “On my bed, and then on my couch and it makes me feel tired,” Laura said. READ MORE: Maryland Races To Vaccinate Vulnerable Communities As COVID Variant Cases Rise Her mom said...
    COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ) — A line of loyal customers stretched outside the doors of Pub Dog in Columbia on Monday as the restaurant reopened 18 months after a powerful gas explosion destroyed it and a number of neighboring businesses. The explosion in the early morning hours of August 25, 2019, leveled a shopping center in...
    RANDALLSTOWN, MD. (WJZ) — There will soon be more opportunity for you to charge your electric vehicle around Baltimore County. Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and BGE announced Monday a partnership to install 28 new charging stations in public sites around the county. READ MORE: Free COVID Testing To Be Offered To Latrobe Homes Residents After...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — ComEd crews are heading to Baltimore to help workers there ahead of an ice storm predicted to cause major power outages. More than 80 ComEd workers left for Baltimore Thursday morning from different locations around the city. RELATED: Michael Madigan Resigning From Illinois House, A Month After Giving Up Speakers Gavel ComEd...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — BGE said Wednesday crews are ready for the winter storm that is expected to bring snow and ice to much of Maryland starting early Thursday morning and remind customers to prepare for potential power outages. “BGE urges our customers to prepare for the possibility of power outages, which could be extended as major...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — BGE is once again warning about an increase in scams involving the COVID-19 pandemic. BGE said it has seen a sharp rise in the number of customers reporting getting robocalls that their power is going to be cut off unless they pay immediately. In the first week of February, BGE got more than...
    COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ) — BGE is being fined more than $400,000 for the gas explosion that destroyed a Columbia shopping center. The blast happened early on a Sunday morning in August 2019. Luckily, no one was injured. The Maryland Public Service Commission says the explosion was the result of a violation of gas and electric regulations....
    BALTIMORE, Md. (WJZ) — All but two of those hospitalized with injuries after an explosion occurred in Baltimore City have been released home, according to Baltimore Gas and Electric. The general contractor of the construction crew working at the BGE building on Wednesday confirmed with BGE that all but two of those hospitalized with injuries...
    BALTIMORE, Md. (WJZ) — All but two of those hospitalized with injuries after an explosion occurred in Baltimore City have been released home, according to Baltimore Gas and Electric. The general contractor of the construction crew working at the BGE building on Wednesday confirmed with BGE that all but two of those hospitalized with injuries...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A crane arrived Saturday morning to remove the scaffolding that hung from the side of the BGE building in downtown Baltimore days after an explosion inside the building sent nearly two dozen people to the hospital. The crane went up as crews worked to remove the scaffolding in the afternoon. The process...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A crane is set to arrive Saturday morning to remove the scaffolding that still hangs from the side of the BGE building in downtown Baltimore days after an explosion inside the building sent nearly two dozen people to the hospital. The blast happened just before 8:30 Wednesday morning. While the building was...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Work to remove debris and secure a partially collapsed roof at the Baltimore Gas & Electric building in downtown Baltimore will continue Thursday after an explosion Wednesday injured at least 21 people. BGE says a high-rise crane will be deployed to Baltimore later this week to remove the scaffolding. For now, the...
    By Sheena Jones | CNN At least 23 people were injured, nine critically, after a partial roof collapse and explosion Wednesday in downtown Baltimore, according to the fire department. The incident occurred at the Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) building, according to a tweet from the Baltimore City Fire Department. Twenty-one people were transported to...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — At least 21 people were taken to area hospitals after an explosion was reported at the Baltimore Gas & Electric building in downtown Baltimore earlier Wednesday morning. Eyewitnesses say they heard and felt a large explosion just before 8:30 a.m. Then, they saw scaffolding fall from the building at the 100 block...
    (CNN)At least 23 people were injured, nine critically, after a partial roof collapse and explosion Wednesday in downtown Baltimore, according to the fire department.The incident occurred at the Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) building, according to a tweet from the Baltimore City Fire Department.Twenty-one people were transported to an area hospital and two people declined...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — At least 10 people were injured after an explosion was reported at the Baltimore Gas & Electric building in downtown Baltimore earlier Wednesday morning. Eyewitnesses say they heard and felt a large explosion just before 8:30 a.m. Then, they saw scaffolding fall from the building at the 100 block of West Fayette...
    WORKERS in Baltimore have been left clinging on for their lives from scaffolding as a blast and roof collapse. Nine people are in critical condition and one is in serious condition, according to fire officials. 1The incident took place on WednesdayCredit: baltimore fire BGE released a statement, saying: "On Wednesday, Dec. 23, a construction-related incident...
    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. CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE: TIMELINE: Coronavirus In Maryland, Tracking The Spread Latest coronavirus stories from WJZ Latest CDC Guidelines Despite that, you...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — $1 million is on its way to help build Rash Field Park in Baltimore City. The Waterfront Partnership says the money from BGE is the largest corporate contribution to date. Parts of Rash Field will also be named BGE Nature Park and will feature the BGE Pavilion. There will be a glass-enclosed...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Wednesday is Utility Scam Awareness Day, and ahead of then BGE and the Maryland Public Service Commission are warning customers to be aware of scams. BGE said it sees a spike in the number of scam cases around the holidays, which could be made worse this year due to the coronavirus pandemic....
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