BGE’s Spring Gardens campus in South Baltimore has been in continuous operation since 1855 and today is a base for employees working in natural gas and underground electric operations groups, a regional customer contact center, an environmental group and other utility functions. The 72-acre site is a certified Wildlife at Work and Audubon Bird Friendly Habitat and the waterfront is bordered by a 9-acre, 100-ft. wide reparian forest buffer.
Liquefied natural gas facilities, of which there are more than 100 nationwide, allow utilities to deliver a lower cost, reliable supply of natural gas to customers during the winter months when gas demand increases. BGE liquefies the gas to allow for its compact, safe storage. The liquefied natural gas facility is just one of the many ways that BGE keeps energy costs down for it’s customers and help ensures reliable supply of energy when and where it is needed.
The tour of BGE’s Gas System Control Center and BGE’s LNG Peak Shaving Facility will include an overview of BGE’s history as the first gas company in the United States as well as technical presentations and field tours of each area. The tour will also provide an overview of the regulations applicable to LNG plants