More than 80,000 customers Anne Arundel County have lost power since the storm started, according to BGE's online outage map on Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Sunday, September 9, 2012
As of Sunday morning, power was restored to more than 15,000 customers in Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties.
As a result of severe thunderstorms—and even some tornado warnings—on Saturday, more than 10,000 customers lost power in Anne Arundel County and about 5,000 in Bowie. Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) said restoration operations started 2:15 p.m. Saturday as the fast-moving storm system hit with high winds, heavy rain and frequent lightning. According to BGE, crews prepared Saturday afternoon in anticipation of the storms and worked around-the-clock to restore outages in the region. More than 20,000 BGE customers had reported outages on Sunday morning. “The storms were widespread throughout our service area, but portions of Anne Arundel and Prince George’s counties were particularly hard hit," said Jeannette M. Mills, BGE vice president and…
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Public commentary on BGE's performance after the June 29 derecho storm was mostly negative.
About 22 people from around Maryland criticized Baltimore Gas and Electric's (BGE) performance after the June 29 derecho storm at a public meeting in Annapolis on Monday night. "I've lived in Third World countries; I’ve lived in rural Mississippi; I’ve lived behind the Iron Curtain, and I have never experienced the poor power supply that I have here in Annapolis," Dave Bastian said. Jason Kammerdiener said he lived through nine hurricanes in Florida and lost power for more than two days each time, but he's often without power in Arnold for five or more days. "I feel as though I’m a slave in my own house," Kammerdiener said. He compared BGE's customer service to "a three-ring circus, and I’m the clown in the car." The two-hour meeting was …