Maryland Tech Council Welcomes BGE, Potomac Edison as New Members
Top Corporate Citizens Join as MTC Increases Focus on Cleantech & Emerging Energy
Maryland Ranks as Leading Cleantech Innovation Hub
FREDERICK, MD (April 25, 2023) – The Maryland Tech Council (MTC), the largest technology and life sciences trade association in the state, is pleased to welcome leading energy companies BGE and Potomac Edison as new members. The corporate leaders join MTC as the organization increases its focus on cleantech and emerging energy solutions in the state.
“At BGE, we are dedicated to being a driving force for positive change in Maryland,” Alexander Núñez, SVP, Governmental, Regulatory, and External Affairs at BGE. “By spearheading the adoption of sustainable practices and technologies, we are paving the way for a cleaner and more prosperous future for both our customers and the wider community. We are committed to collaborating with other forward-thinking companies in Maryland to develop innovative solutions and are excited to partner with the Maryland Tech Council to further this mission.”
“As a forward-thinking electric company, Potomac Edison welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with other Maryland business leaders, while continuing to introduce new emerging technologies,” said Linda Moss, president of Maryland operations for Potomac Edison.
“BGE and Potomac Edison are respected corporate citizens with long traditions of civic and philanthropic leadership in Maryland,” said Kelly Schulz, CEO of the Maryland Tech Council. “As the Maryland Tech Council increases its focus on emerging energy and cleantech opportunities in the state, we are grateful to count BGE and Potomac Edison as valued members and voices in our community.”
Maryland is rapidly emerging as a cleantech innovation hub. The greater Baltimore region and the greater Washington region are both ranked as Top 13 Cleantech Innovation Hubs in the U.S. Starting this year, MTC will host education, networking, and advocacy opportunities centered on high-potential clean technology and emerging energy sectors in Maryland.
BGE is Maryland’s largest natural gas and electric utility, providing safe and reliable energy delivery to more than 1.3 million electric customers and 700,000 natural gas customers in central Maryland. The company was founded in 1816 as the nation’s first gas utility and remains headquartered in Baltimore City to this day. BGE is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (Nasdaq: EXC), the nation’s leading energy utility company. Engage with the latest BGE stories on bgenow.com and connect with BGE on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
A subsidiary of FirstEnergyCorp., Potomac Edison serves about 285,000 customers in all or parts of Allegany, Carroll, Frederick, Garrett, Howard, Montgomery, and Washington counties. The company also serves about 151,000 customers in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. Follow Potomac Edison at www.potomacedison.com, on Twitter @PotomacEdison, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PotomacEdison.
About the Maryland Tech Council
The Maryland Tech Council (MTC) is a collaborative community that is actively engaged in building strong technology and life science industries by supporting the efforts of our individual members. We are the largest technology and life sciences trade association in the state of Maryland, and we provide value by giving members a forum to learn, share, and connect. MTC brings the region’s community together into a single, united organization that empowers our members to achieve their business goals through advocacy, networking and education. The vision for the Maryland Tech Council is to propel Maryland to become the number one innovation economy for life sciences and technology in the country. Follow us at mdtechcouncil.com, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube.