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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published February 05, 2014

Media Advisory: BGE Invites Media to M&T Bank Stadium Staging Area Out-of-State Utility Workers Will Depart for Storm Restoration Work with BGE Crews



BGE Invites Media to M&T Bank Stadium Staging Area Out-of-State Utility Workers

Will Depart for Storm Restoration Work with BGE Crews

Crews reporting to the M&T Bank Stadium staging site traveled from Delaware, Ohio and Virginia and have joined BGE crews

in restoration work

Media invited to take advantage of live shots, interview, photo and b-roll footage opportunities

 

WHO:                Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE)

WHAT:              Staging site for BGE crews, out-of-state linemen and support staff

WHEN:              Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

                                    4:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.

WHERE:            M & T Bank Stadium 
1201 Sharp Street (Lot H)
Baltimore, MD 21230

WHY:                 Approximately 1,500 field and support forces are mobilized at BGE facilities and two staging sites, including M&T Bank Stadium, in response to Wednesday’s freezing rain and ice, which caused widespread damage to BGE’s electric distribution system. This includes 400 out-of-state and contract linemen, tree personnel and support staff from Delaware, Ohio and Virginiawhom have joined our BGE crews and are engaged in the ongoing restoration effort.

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 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 billionLike us on Facebookand follow us on TwitterYouTube  and Flickr.