To help you navigate Maryland’s deregulated — and frankly, confusing — energy supplier marketplace, we called on the experts to offer their practical tips to help you make energy deregulation work for your household. Grab your BGE bill, paper and pencil, and a calculator would’t hurt, too.
In November, we reported that Maryland’s energy deregulation experiment isn’t working for most households. Though third-party suppliers often advertise lower-than-BGE electricity-rates, the reality is that hundreds of thousands of households that switched suppliers between 2013 to 2016 paid nearly $200 million more than if they had stayed put with their utility’s offer.
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