Baltimore Gas and Electric Company says their average residential customers who purchase electricity from the company will see a bill reduction of $11 a month.
Although repairs for a gas outage in Laurel, Maryland, continue Wednesday, more customers will have their service restored Tuesday night.
A gas outage in Laurel, Maryland, entered its fifth day Monday with nearly 400 customers still without service. A water main break Feb. 15 damaged the underground gas main leading to the outage.
Around 400 residents in Prince George’s County, Maryland, have gone four days without hot water or central home heating after a water main break caused a gas outage Thursday night.
The average BGE residential electric customer will receive an estimated $2.91 decrease on his monthly bill.
BGE says it will file with the Maryland Public Service Commission to pass on its reduced tax burden, thanks to the federal tax overhaul, to its customers.
When the temperatures soar, area utilities say, there are ways you can save on your energy costs.
D.C. area power companies have been evaluating whether they need to enlist help from other regions as part of a mutual aid agreement ahead of Monday night’s snowstorm.
Several thousand are without electricity after Monday night’s storms.
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., Pepco and Dominion Virginia Power are all reporting numerous outages around the area during Saturday night’s stormy weather event.
“We typically ask customers just take some small steps to be mindful of ways that they can conserve electric use,” a spokesman for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. said.
Tuesday afternoon’s storm left thousands of power outages in its wake.
The Gas light Company of Baltimore, the first gas company in the country, started 200 years ago. You know it as BGE.
Potomac Edison reports more than 2,000 outages, mostly in Frederick County, Maryland.
With the potential for whiteout conditions, freezing temperatures and winds gusting over 50 mph, utility companies across the area are preparing for widespread power outages through the weekend.