Today, Wednesday, 9/6/2023, is a scheduled Energy Savings Day. 

All PeakRewards Air Conditioning program participants will be cycled up to 50% from 2 pm – 6 pm on Wednesday, September 6 with air conditioners returning to normal operation within 1 hour of the event. If you would like to override cycling during the Energy Savings Day, please call the customer hotline at 888.309.PEAK (7325).If you are enrolled in the Connected Rewards program, you will have your thermostat raised up to 4 degrees between the hours of 2 pm – 6 pm. While we recommend participating in the full event for maximum savings, you remain in control of your thermostat and can opt out by changing the temperature on your thermostat.  

Learn more about Energy Savings Days 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.