For Immediate Release
CEO Joseph Rigby Updates Overall Company Progress Region President Thomas Graham Discusses Goals and Objectives
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Pepco executives updated area government officials Friday, June15th on the company's progress related to critical infrastructure improvements that will reduce power outages and improve service for its customers.
Joseph M. Rigby, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pepco Holdings, Inc. and Thomas Graham, President, Pepco Region, presented updates focusing on the continued progress of infrastructure improvements throughout its service territory as well as the current status of the smart meter rollout installation.
"Our efforts to improve service to our customers remain resolute. We are totally committed to our plan." said Joseph Rigby. "We hear our customers loud and clear and while we have accomplished a lot, we know we still have more work to do and we are focused on these efforts."
"Keeping our customers and government officials informed of our progress continues to be a top priority as we move forward with our many reliability projects," said Thomas Graham. "In addition to our reliability work, we are well on our way to the installation of advanced meters and other smart technologies throughout the service territory. We have installed over 100,000 smart meters primarily in the District of Columbia and Maryland meter installations began last month."
Pepco developed this plan last August and it focuses on six key initiatives in the Maryland and District of Columbia service territory. Since September of last year, Pepco has:
Pepco will continue to provide regular updates during our improvement process and will continue to keep open lines of communication with our customers during major storm events.
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.