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MEDIA ADVISORY

Pepco Beats Global Restoration Estimate by Two Days
Today, Crews Restore Power to 90 Percent of 443,000 Customers Affected by Storm
  • Today, Pepco beat by two days its global restoration estimate to restore power to 90 percent of its customers who lost power as a result of Friday's violent storm.
  • Originally, the utility projected to have 90 percent of customer outages restored by 11 p.m., Friday, July 6.
  • Since the peak of the storm, Pepco has restored nearly 400,000 customers.
    • The global estimated restoration time for remaining customers without power is still late Friday evening.  
    • Pockets of customers will not have their power restored until sometime this weekend, but no later than Sunday evening.
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Pepco, a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), delivers safe, reliable and affordable electric service to more than 788,000 customers in Maryland and the District of Columbia.
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