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Outage Update 2:00 pm; Pepco's Power Restoration Efforts Under Way

For Immediate Release
November 13, 2003, 2:00 p.m.

Outage Update
Pepco'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.

 

Area
# of Customers
Customers Out
District of Columbia 224,000 1,800
Montgomery County 286,000 10,146
Prince George`s County 210,000 13,500
Totals 720,000 25,446

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

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