WASHINGTON — UPDATE 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15: Many in the WTOP listening area were without power Sunday morning due to frigid winter weather and gusts of wind. About 850 Dominion Virginia Power customers are without power in the…
Thousands of people were without power after strong storms ripped through the Washington area Saturday night.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. is asking Maryland regulators to approve rate hikes totaling about $185 million for the utility’s electric and natural gas customers. BGE, which serves more than 1.2 million…
Two local schools were evacuated on Friday morning.
Thousands across the region are still in the dark Thursday after Wednesday\’s ice storm caused power outages.
BGE customers are going to have to shell out a bit more to keep the lights on.
With cooler weather on the way, it\’s important to keep several tips in mind to prevent natural gas leaks in your home.
With severe storms threatening to roll into the area Wednesday, weather forecasters are playing key roles at area utility companies.
Baltimore Gas and Electric\’s request for a rate hike would add 4 percent to electric bills and 4 percent to natural gas bills.
Pepco and BGE are offering their customers free trees and advice on where to plant them.
In the scam, customers are told their bills are overdue and that they need a specific Visa card to pay them off.
Pepco spokesman Marcus Beal says the utility company is pursuing a reliability improvement plan, which includes replacing older equipment, trimming trees and moving selected lines underground.
Superstorm Sandy caused massive power outages in
the D.C. area. WTOP has been updating the latest
outage numbers throughout the storm.
The Maryland Public Service Commission wants to
know what type of smart meters the companies
plan to install or have installed in their
service areas and whether they know of any
reports of electrical overheating or
malfunction associated the new technology.
Almost two months after the derecho ripped
the region leaving more than one million
without power, an investigation by regulators
how utilities handled the storm is moving into a