Exelon/BGE Energy Fund To Support School Projects

The Governor has announced plans for uses of an energy fund established through the merger of Exelon and Constellation Energy, including $15 million for school building improvements. From the Governor’s press release:

The State of Maryland today filed its proposal with the Public Service Commission for utilizing the $113.5 million Customer Investment Fund provided by Exelon as a condition of the Commission’s approval of its merger with Constellation, endorsing nine proposals that reach a broad array of customers within Baltimore Gas & Electric Company’s service territory.

From the list of nine items submitted for use:

3. Net Zero Energy Schools Construct five new “net zero energy” public schools in BGE service territory over a three year period (four in counties and one in Baltimore City). Net zero energy schools use renewable energy systems and advanced energy efficiency measures to eliminate electricity consumption from the grid.

The Zero Energy Schools project is expected to cost $15 million over its three year duration.

Michael Sanderson

Executive Director Maryland Association of Counties

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