Baltimore Gas Electric

Baltimore, Maryland

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


Baltimore Gas Electric is a gas and electric utility. BGE has leveraged ENERGY STAR® in many of its offerings, including Home Performance with ENERGY STAR®, which has provided $42 million in energy efficiency incentives and achieved over 33,000 MWh in electricity savings since the program’s inception. Key 2022 accomplishments include:

  •  Completing 1,563 home performance projects that delivered an average energy savings of 4 MWh for all electric homes and 1.3 MWh and 160 therms for natural gas-heated homes.
  •  Supporting the construction of nearly 1,800 ENERGY STAR certified homes, for a total exceeding 30,000, and continuing to expand its program by offering additional incentives for homes that include ENERGY STAR certified smart thermostats, HVAC equipment, and heat pump water heaters.
  •  Providing customers with more than 21,000 ENERGY STAR LED lights, efficient showerheads, faucet aerators, pipe insulations, and smart power strips. 
  •  Using the ENERGY STAR Retail Products Platform program model to offer instant markdown rebates on over 58,000 measures and increasing the sales of heat pump water heaters by 30%.
  •  Improving customer experience by updating the Automatic Benchmarking tool that exchanges data with ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager®.
  •  Collaborating with other utilities to offer 0% loans for energy improvements.
  •  Launching an efficient home lifestyle magazine, which was distributed to over 100,000 customers and highlights ENERGY STAR related programs and products. 
  •  Increasing customer interaction with Energy Coaches.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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