For Immediate Release
Present Heat Wave Could Last into the Weekend
WASHINGTON - Pepco today urged customers to conserve energy wherever possible as high temperatures are forecasted to affect the entire mid-Atlantic region. While power supply in the region is expected to be sufficient to meet anticipated high demand, extreme heat also can stress electric system equipment. In preparation for the extended hot weather, Pepco is staffing to q uickly address any equipment issues that may arise from heat or potential storms resulting from the heat.
Pepco also offers the following energy-saving tips:
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Pepco, a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), delivers safe, reliable and affordable electric service to more than 778,000 customers in Maryland and the District of Columbia