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 Participation


Bill Credits Earned

Questions about PeakRewards?

Check out our frequently asked questions page.