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.

PeakRewardsSM Trade Ally Program

The PeakRewards Trade Ally program seeks to partner with Maryland-licensed HVAC contractors who service BGE residential customers. The program offers eligible HVAC contractors incentives for PeakRewards device removals and reconnections. It also provides training and the opportunity to become a subcontractor for device installations.

How does it work?

Participation in the PeakRewards Trade Ally program begins with three simple steps:

  1. Attend periodic meetings about the PeakRewards program and complete the Trade Ally Participation Agreement
  2. Receive a vendor participation code and confirmation email
  3. Work with BGE to remove or reconnect eligible PeakRewards devices

To get started, download and review the Trade Ally program policy.

Qualify for incentives.

To claim incentives, you must fill out the Trade Ally Referral Application and obtain a BGE customer signature. Once the referral is submitted, you will be paid the appropriate incentive(s) 30 days after a successful BGE inspection.

Incentives include:*

  • $50 per notification when permanently removing or disconnecting a PeakRewards device
  • $50 per device for re-installing a PeakRewards switch on newly-installed HVAC equipment

* Bonuses are subject to program approval.


Call the PeakRewards Trade Ally hotline at 443.842.4725 or email us You can also check out our frequently asked questions page.