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For Immediate Release


Pepco Outage Update

For Immediate Release
September 24, 2003, 4:00 a.m.

Pepco Outage Update

Of customers in Pepco's service territory remaining without electricity, the break down by jurisdiction is as follows:

Total Customers
Affected Customers
District of Columbia 224,000 18,000
Montgomery County 286,000 32,000
Prince George`s County 210,000 20,000
Totals 720,000 70,000

Currently, Pepco has more than 900 crews working in shifts around the clock on restoration.

Pepco urges customers to call in if they are still without power and notice that their neighbors have regained power. The number to call is 1-877-PEPCO-62 (1-877-737-2662).

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About Pepco: For more than 100 years, Pepco has served the people of the Washington metropolitan area with clean, reliable and low-cost electricity. Pepco, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), provides electricity transmission and distribution services to more than 700,000 customers in the District of Columbia and major portions of Prince George`s and Montgomery County in Maryland.

Point of Contact:
Robert Dobkin

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