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According to BGE,starting June 1st, 2021, BGE will increase its electricity supply rate, often referred to as the price to compare, from 7.05 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) to 7.18 per kWh.

This rate is expected to last through the summer and is set to change on October 1st.

How To Keep Your Bill Low This Summer

Consider Switching Electricity Providers

One way Maryland residents may be able to save on their electric bill is by switching to a fixed-rate electricity plan with a lower electricity supply rate. These plans lock in your electricity rate for the duration of your contract.

Outside of saving money, switching electricity providers can benefit you in other ways:

  • No Unexpected Rate Hikes – Fixed-rate plans can lock in your electricity supply rate for years
  • Support Clean Energy – You can find renewable energy plans that source 100% of their electricity from renewable sources
  • Unparalleled Service – Get the customer support you deserve from your supplier

To see plans available in your area and switch today, enter your ZIP Code above.

Compare BGE Electricity Rates

Maryland

Price to Compare 11.85¢

The electricity utility's price for electricity supply expressed as a price per kWh, to be used to contrast prices with competitive suppliers.

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Direct Energy
Term Optimized Live Brighter 9
9 Mo.9.69¢
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Direct Energy
Live Brighter™ 12
12 Mo.9.99¢
Save 16%
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Constellation
6 Month Home Power Plan
6 Mo.9.99¢
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Tomorrow Energy
12 Month Fixed
12 Mo.10.19¢
Save 14%
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12 Mo.10.29¢
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PlanRate Per kWh
Direct Energy
Term Optimized Live Brighter 9

9 Months
9.69¢
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Direct Energy
Live Brighter™ 12

12 Months
9.99¢
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Constellation
6 Month Home Power Plan

6 Months
9.99¢
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Tomorrow Energy
12 Month Fixed

12 Months
10.19¢
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Constellation
12 Month Home Power Plan

12 Months
10.29¢
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Other Ways To Cut Back On Your Energy Bills

If you're looking for other ways to cut back on your electricity bill this summer, you can also check out our guide to lowering your electricity bill. This page provides a strategy you can use to cut back on the biggest energy consumers in your home so you can have the largest possible impact on your bill.

For a quick tip, focus on cutting back your A/C, which is generally the appliance that consumes the most electricity in your home during the summer. Here are a few ways you can do that:

  • Turn up your thermostat to the highest comfortable temperature
  • Open windows and use fans to stay cool when temperatures permit
  • Consider a smart thermostat that can help you not waste A/C unnecessarily

These are just a few of the ways that you can lower your electricity consumption, so be sure to check out our full guide for more.

Disclaimer: Standard offer service rates, price to compare rates or default electric supply rates from your utility may differ from what's shown in this post. Check with your local utility provider to confirm.