For Immediate Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 6, 2016) - Pepco is monitoring the regional weather forecast and is
prepared to respond to any issues affecting the local energy grid. The National
Weather Service is calling for mid-90 degree weather until the weekend.
While the region's power supply should be sufficient to meet
high demand, sustained high temperatures can strain the electric system and cause
power outages. In response, Pepco advises customers to be ready for outages and
has scheduled additional field personnel to be ready for the restoration of
Pepco customers can find home energy saving tips and
information on incentive programs at www.pepco.com/saveenergy.
Customers can use the following tips during the summer
months to save:
Customers are asked to please report any outages and to stay
away from any downed wires.? To report outages and/or downed
wires, please call 1-877-PEPCO-62 (1-877-737-2662), follow the prompts, and
please ask for a call back to confirm that power has been restored. Outages
also may be reported through pepco.com or through the company's mobile app.
additional information on ways to save energy and money by visiting www.pepco.com. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pepcoconnect and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/pepcoconnect. Our mobile app is available at