Pepco Capital Grid Video Transcript
As the primary energy provider in the Capital area, we have a responsibility to deliver safe and reliable energy to our customers. The Capital Grid Project is an integrated solution that helps strengthen the Capital area electric system over the long term, promoting enhanced reliability and resiliency. Through this Project, we are continuing our purposeful work, delivering on our promise to provide safe and reliable energy to our customers, and acting on our commitment to continually driving our communities forward.
The Capital Grid Project is a forward-looking plan that, if approved, will:
The Project is a solution that resolves many needs in the Capital area and results in a modernized system that can withstand and recover from unforeseen events, such as severe storms or equipment failure. In addition, there are several long-term benefits for our customers in the Capital area including:
Improving System Redundancy and Resiliency
Support Growth of Renewable Energy
Enable Economic Development
Before construction can begin, however, we must receive regulatory approval. We submitted the formal filing to the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia (PSC) on June 29, 2018 and await the PSC’s review and decision. We anticipate construction will begin in 2019. We are also submitting proposals for review and approval to the Board of Zoning Adjustment where appropriate. The proposed timeline is included in our
Capital Grid Project fact sheet.
We are committed to coordinating with local partners and governing agencies to minimize the impact on businesses, traffic and parking, or other possible disruptions.
Click here for an interactive map showing where construction will take place and when we will be visiting your community to talk about the project.
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