For Immediate Release
For Immediate ReleaseAugust 5, 2002
Pepco and other mid-Atlantic utilities today are asking customers to use energy wisely as the region`s heat wave enters its second week.
While Pepco expects to be able to meet customers` increased demand for electricity, the PJM Interconnection, of which Pepco is a member, is asking customers to use energy wisely to help avoid possible power supply problems.
Pepco recommends the following energy conservation tips, health permitting, especially from 3-7 p.m., when electricity demand is at its highest:
PJM`s region includes all or parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia. PJM operates the world`s largest competitive wholesale electricity market and North America`s largest power grid.
Point of Contact:Charles Taylor