Energy

Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) customers may be in for a surprise when they check their mailboxes this week. BGE has recently made some big changes to help customers understand and interpret their energy bills. The new bill is written clearly and uses plain language—relying heavily on graphics, charts and graphs to convey some pretty complex information. Customers may notice that the look and feel of the new bill has completely changed. On BGE’s website they state...

Lately, we have been receiving many phone calls and emails from our customers asking “Why was my last BGE bill so high? Here are 3 Reasons why last month’s BGE Bill was higher than normal: 1.       You used more electricity. The largest driver of electricity consumption in the summer is air conditioning. 2.       The weather was hot! August had 14 days that reached 90 degrees and above.  Another six days temperatures topped out at 89 degrees. 3.       You were paying the default...