Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published August 23, 2011

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company Statement Following Earthquake Felt in Central Maryland

BALTIMORE, Aug. 23, 2011 – Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) today announced that preliminarily, it appears that its natural gas and electric systems are operating properly following today’s earthquake.

The utility is in the process of conducting a thorough inspection of its facilities to determine any possible impact. The safety of BGE’s employees and customers is its number one priority.

BGE,, headquartered in Baltimore, is Maryland’s largest gas and electric utility, delivering power to more than 1.2 million electric customers and more than 640,000 natural gas customers in Central Maryland. The company’s approximately 3,000 employees are committed to the safe and reliable delivery of gas and electricity, as well as enhanced energy management, conservation, environmental stewardship and community assistance. BGE is a subsidiary of Constellation Energy,, a FORTUNE 500 company also headquartered in Baltimore, with subsidiaries that generate, sell and provide other energy-related services to customers throughout North America.