Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) is a regulated electric and gas utility company serving the central Maryland area, including Baltimore City and 8 surrounding counties. BGE serves over 1.2 million electric customers and 680,000 natural gas customers. BGE is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, one of the nation's largest electric and gas utilities. BGE operates a diverse mix of resources, including natural gas, coal, nuclear, and renewable energy. BGE's renewable portfolio includes solar, wind, and hydroelectric generation, which accounts for nearly 5% of its total generation capacity. BGE is committed to providing reliable and affordable energy to its customers while also investing in clean energy and energy efficiency programs that benefit its customers and the environment.
Baltimore Gas and Electric's energy comes from nuclear, coal, natural gas, biomass, solar, and other fossil. Nuclear is the largest source of electricity, providing 82% of Baltimore Gas and Electric's energy. Coal is the second largest source, making up 14%. Natural Gas provides 2% of Baltimore Gas and Electric's electricity. Biomass provides 1% of Baltimore Gas and Electric's electricity. Solar provides 1% of Baltimore Gas and Electric's electricity. Other Fossil provides 1% of Baltimore Gas and Electric's electricity.
The average electricity rate for Baltimore Gas and Electric customers is 12.29 cents/kWh. Baltimore Gas and Electric has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.
|Rate Name||Rate Type||Cost Per kWh|
|Residential Optional Time of Use (Schedule RL)||Fixed||5¢ to 5¢|
|Residential Service (Schedule R)||Fixed||20¢ to 22¢|
|Residential Delivery and Energy Time of Use (Schedule RD)||TOU||3¢ to 10¢|
|RL RESIDENTIAL OPTIONAL TIME-OF-USE (Unbundled)||Fixed||5¢|
|Residential Electric Vehicle Time-of-Use (Schedule EV)||TOU||9¢ to 25¢|
|Residential Optional Time of Use (Schedule RL)||TOU||10¢ to 13¢|
|Residential Service (Schedule R)||Fixed||4¢|
|Residential Delivery and Energy Time of Use (Schedule RD)||TOU||9¢ to 32¢|
|Residential Service (Schedule R)||Fixed||14¢|
|Residential Optional Time of Use (Schedule RL)||TOU||11¢ to 17¢|
The price to compare for Baltimore Gas and Electric is 9.98¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 1,150 kWh per month.Update usage.
|Provider||Plan||Rate Per kWh||Plan Length|
Live Brighter™ 12
cheapestcheapest 12 months
|10.79¢||12 months||Choose Plan|
Live Brighter™ 18
cheapest 13+ monthsmost popular
|10.89¢||18 months||Choose Plan|
Safe Harbor 12
|11.19¢||12 months||Choose Plan|
Safe Harbor 24
|11.79¢||24 months||Choose Plan|
Safe Harbor 32
|12.09¢||32 months||Choose Plan|
In 2021, the average Baltimore Gas and Electric customer lost electricity one time for a duration of 144 minutes. In total, the average Baltimore Gas and Electric customer had their electricity out for about 147 minutes during the whole year.
Baltimore Gas and Electric can help you upgrade appliances and smart devices in your home.
|Heat Pump Water Heaters||$500||Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE)||See Details|
Credited to customer's next bill at retail rate; reconciled annually in April at the commodity energy supply rate
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