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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published March 04, 2013

Media Advisory: BGE Employees Prepare Electric Service Restoration Materials for Field Deployment in Advance of the Forecasted Winter Storm



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


BGE Employees Prepare Electric Service Restoration Materials for Field Deployment in Advance

of the Forecasted Winter Storm


Media invited to visit materials warehouse where poles, wires, storm kits and other electric restoration equipment is stored
 
Photograph, b-roll and interview opportunities available 

 

WHO:                  Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE)


WHAT:               As part of BGE’s proactive actions in advance of this week’s forecasted winter storm, employees are preparing and stocking their vehicles with electric service restoration materials, including poles, wires, storm kits, safety materials and other electric restoration equipment

WHEN:               Tuesday, March 5, 2013
            11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

WHERE:             BGE Materials Warehouse
            Lord Baltimore Building (REAR)
            7210 Windsor Blvd. 
            Baltimore, Md. 21244

WHY:                  BGE personnel, company field and contract crews are proactively preparing for the potential of extended power outages associated with the impending winter storm, forecasted to affect BGE’s central Maryland service area late Tuesday evening. As part of this effort, equipment required to restore electric service is being prepared for field deployment so that crews can respond to outage reports as safely and as quickly as possible. For more information on preparing for a winter storm and other emergency events, visit bge.com <http://www.bge.com/Pages/default.aspx> . 

Note:                    Please provide names of individuals who will be attending to Rachael Lighty at rachael.lighty@bge.com.  

BGE <http://www.bge.com/Pages/default.aspx> , headquartered in Baltimore, is Maryland’s largest gas and electric utility, delivering power to more than 1.2 million electric customers and more than 655,000 natural gas customers in central Maryland. The company’s approximately 3,400 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 Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), the nation’s leading competitive energy provider, with 2012 revenues of approximately $23.5 billion