Industry Updates

BGE celebrates its milestone 200th anniversary as the first gas company in the United States

BGE, founded as the Gas Light Company of Baltimore in 1816, will celebrate its bicentenary with a series of events for company employees, and customers and residents of central Maryland. This milestone holds a special significance for the City of Baltimore, and the energy industry as a whole, as it recognizes the company as the country’s first gas company. To read more about BGE’s history and see a full list of celebratory events in 2016, check out the release here and visit