By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Energy Weekly News -- Whether it's through employee volunteer opportunities or charitable giving, BGE is proud to have a long history of empowering our employees to volunteer with organizations that have a positive impact on the communities which BGE serves. Our employees are strongly dedicated to giving back to communities throughout central Maryland.
Since its founding nearly 200 years ago, BGE has played an integral role in working with Maryland communities to address economic development, public safety, civic issues and other initiatives that help enhance our neighborhoods. Through the use of shareholder dollars, BGE supports programs that deliver measurable and sustainable impact in areas of education, the environment, community development and arts and culture.
BGE has committed to maintain charitable giving of an average of $7 million per year in Maryland, including BGE's service area, for the next 10 years. BGE employees gave more than 25,000 hours of time and talent as board members, coaches, emergency responders and volunteers to support hundreds of community nonprofit organizations in 2014. About BGE BGE, headquartered in Baltimore, is Maryland's largest natural gas and electric utility, delivering power to more than 1.25 million electric customers and more than 650,000 natural gas customers in central Maryland. The company's approximately 3,200 employees are committed to the safe and reliable delivery of natural gas and electricity, as well as enhanced energy management, conservation, environmental stewardship and community assistance. BGE is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with 2014 revenues of approximately $27.4 billion. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, YouTube and Flickr. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/multimedia/home/20150409006642/en/
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