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Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) is the first Gas Utility Company in the U.S.

Time for EAGB Friday Fun Fact! Did you know that Baltimore Gas and Electric (MyBGE), formerly known as The Gas Light Company of Baltimore, was established in 1816 and is the first gas utility company in the U.S.? In a world of candles and oil lamps, the gaslight proved to be extremely successful. Among the company’s first projects was lighting the city of Baltimore with gas streetlights, making the City the first in America to be lit by gas. Two hundred years later, and with an all-new look, BGE serves over 125M electric customers and more than 650,00 gas customers: Since the 1800s, Greater Baltimore has been a leader in the future of energy. Learn more about the thriving industry, here:

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