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As rate decision looms, a new warning about BGE gas plan

December 12, 2023

Last month, the Office of People’s Counsel issued a blistering report warning that, under its latest rate application, Baltimore Gas and Electric was headed down a path of overinvestment in natural gas distribution that would run counter to Maryland’s climate change goals. It would also, the report said, leave BGE ratepayers stuck with a long-term bill that could add up to billions in “stranded costs,” as extensive natural gas infrastructure would prove unnecessary, given how the public would be moving toward renewable energy and away from fossil fuels.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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