Is there a BGE outage in my area?

Is there a BGE outage in my area?

Is there a BGE outage in my area?

and call BGE at 1-877-778-7798 or 1-800-685-0123.

How do I report a power outage in Maryland?

LEAVE THE AREA IMMEDIATELY and call BGE at 1-877-778-7798. For downed power lines, stay away from the area and call BGE at 1-877-778-2222.

How do I speak to someone at BGE?

You can quickly and easily report your outage online, via text message, or by calling customer service at 1-877-778-2222. The online services and phone number are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

What is a brownout vs blackout?

A blackout is a complete interruption of power in a given service area. Rolling blackouts are controlled and usually preplanned interruptions of service. A brownout is a partial, temporary reduction in system voltage or total system capacity.

Does BGE service all of Maryland?

BGE serves more than 1.25 million business and residential electric customers and more than 650,000 gas customers. The service area is economically diverse, 2,300 square miles area encompassing Baltimore City and all or part of 10 Central Maryland counties.

What food to throw away after power outage?

Throw out perishable food in your refrigerator (meat, fish, cut fruits and vegetables, eggs, milk, and leftovers) after 4 hours without power or a cold source like dry ice. Throw out any food with an unusual odor, color, or texture.

Can you still shower when the power is out?

Using your plumbing during a power outage is completely safe. Obviously, if you are worried about electrical surges or other rare occurrences then you shouldn’t take the risk for a hot shower. Your safety comes first during a power outage which is why it is important to have flashlights ready for just such an occasion.

Can BGE cut off service in winter?

Winter Restrictions From November 1 through March 31, BGE will not terminate residential utility service for nonpayment unless it is first certified to the Maryland Public Service Commission that the customer has been notified of the pending termination.

Do eggs have to be refrigerated?

In the United States, fresh, commercially produced eggs need to be refrigerated to minimize your risk of food poisoning. However, in many countries in Europe and around the world, it’s fine to keep eggs at room temperature for a few weeks.

What should I unplug during power outage?

Unplug appliances with electronic components, such as microwaves, televisions and computers. This will help to eliminate damage to your appliances from voltage surges when the electricity is restored.