BGE suspending power turnoffs, late payment charges

Posted at 1:02 PM, Mar 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-13 13:18:48-04

BALTIMORE — BGE is suspending service disconnections and waiving new late payment charges until at least May 1.

Payment arrangements and energy assistance options will be made on a customer-by-customer basis.

“We know that some BGE customersand businessesmay be facing potential financial and health challenges resulting from the ongoing crisis, and we are committed to helping them address their energy needs,” said Carim Khouzami, BGE's chief executive officer. “We have many programs available to help customers and can connect those who need extra assistance to community and government partners who also offer support. It is our goal to assist every customer who contacts us and requests assistance in order to help our community during this period.”