Baltimore Gas and Electric

Baltimore, Maryland

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Efficiency Program Delivery


Baltimore Gas and Electric is an electric utility company. In 2019, through its BGE Smart Energy Savers Program, BGE achieved 80 percent of its energy-saving goal of 6,377 Gigawatt hours (GWh) in the first three quarters of the year, using just under 70 percent of the budget through addressing residential and commercial customers. Additional accomplishments include:

  • Instituting an approach where comprehensive home improvements can be performed over time thus realizing a greater percentage of potential energy savings.
  • Completing 2,895 home assessments, resulting in 991 improvements under the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program
  • Providing midstream incentives for ENERGY STAR certified lighting, smart thermostats, appliances and heat pump water heaters through a combination of an online marketplace and the retail products platform, resulting in over 20,000 mega-watt hours (MWh) in savings.
  • Supporting the construction of more than 3,000 ENERGY STAR certified homes and the installation of nearly 2,500 smart thermostats through the BGE ENERGY STAR New Homes Program, for a total exceeding 23,000 homes and 4,600 smart thermostats since joining the program in 2009.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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