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Pepco Participating in Joint Utility Discount Day

Program Helps Low-Income Residents Pay Utility Bills

WHAT: Joint Utility Discount Day

WHO: Pepco, Washington Gas, Verizon, District of Columbia Energy Office, Washington Area Sewer and Water Authority, D.C. Public Service Commission, Office of the People's Counsel.

WHEN: 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006

WHERE: Washington Convention Center
              801 Mt. Vernon Place
              Washington, DC 20001

Joint Utility Discount Day offers low-income District of Columbia residents the opportunity to apply for assistance in paying their utility bills. Utility company employees will be on hand to accept applications, which will then be forwarded to the D.C. Energy Office for processing.

To qualify, residents must meet income guidelines and must bring the following when applying for assistance:

Household Size

Maximum Annual Income

1

$20,274

2

$26,512

3

$32,750

4

$38,988

5

$45,226

6

$51,464

7

$52,634

8

$53,803

For each additional

person, add

$4,770

Residents must bring proof of household income, Photo ID, Social Security card, recent lease or rent receipt if heat is included in rent, and recent utility bills for electricity, gas, telephone and water.

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Pepco, a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), delivers safe, reliable and affordable electric service to more than 745,000 customers in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

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