Today, 5/2/23, is a scheduled PeakRewards preseason cycling test event.

A preseason cycling event has been activated to test our PeakRewards system operations and customer communications. To minimize potential customer inconvenience, the event will occur between 10 am and 2 pm. You will not be able to override participation in this cycling event.

If you are enrolled in the PeakRewards Air Conditioning program, your air conditioner will be cycled up to your full cycling level (50%, 75%, or 100%) for the duration of the event.

If you have a medical or health condition or require immediate assistance, please call the PeakRewards customer hotline at 1.888.309.PEAK (7325). For more information, click here.

Energy Savings with PeakRewardsSM

Together with BGE, you and more than 300,000 other PeakRewards participants are reducing the amount of electricity used during periods of “peak demand” — helping avoid power interruptions, maintain reliable service and keep down the cost of electricity for everyone.

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Air Conditioning Program

Gives participants a way to reduce peak demand on hot days and save every summer with up to $100 in bill credits from June through September.

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Electric Water Heater Program

This program was closed effective April 1, 2021

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Multifamily Program

Participating multifamily properties get an air conditioning switch or thermostat installed in each unit and residents are automatically enrolled in the PeakRewards program at no additional cost.

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Trade Ally Program

Allows eligible HVAC contractors who work with BGE customers to earn rebates for their participation.

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Your efforts make a difference.

PeakRewards is part of the BGE Smart Energy Savers Program® — which helps conserve energy, save you money and protect the environment. By choosing to participate, you help the community by:

  • Easing the burden on our existing electricity delivery system and reduce the need for additional power plants
  • Protecting our environment by lowering power plant emissions and reducing our carbon footprint
  • Implementing energy-saving solutions brought to you by EmPOWER Maryland
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Program Participants

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Megawatts Reduced

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Bill Credits Earned

Questions about PeakRewards?

Check out our frequently asked questions page.