For Immediate Release
For Immediate Release November 13, 2003, 12:30 p.m.
Outage UpdatePepco's Power Restoration Efforts Underway
There are currently scattered power outages throughout the Pepco service area as a result of high winds. Pepco crews are working quickly to restore power to customers in the affected areas. Today's weather forecast of 35 mile-per-hour sustained winds may continue to cause power outages throughout the region. The number of outages is expected to fluctuate today until the winds slow down.
Customers are encouraged to report any outages or downed trees and wires by calling 1-877-PEPCO-62.
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About Pepco: For more than 100 years, Pepco has served the people of the Washington metropolitan area with clean, reliable and low-cost electricity. Pepco, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), provides electricity transmission and distribution services to more than 700,000 customers in the District of Columbia and major portions of Prince George`s and Montgomery County in Maryland.
Point of Contact:Robert Dobkin