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For Immediate Release


Outage Update 6:00 pm; Pepco's Power Restoration Efforts Under Way

For Immediate Release
November 13, 2003, 6:00 p.m.

Outage Update
Pepco's Power Restoration Efforts Underway

Power outages are scattered throughout the Pepco service area as a result of high winds. Pepco crews are working quickly to restore power to customers in the affected areas. The number of outages is expected to fluctuate until the winds calm down.


# of Customers
Customers Out
District of Columbia 224,000 10,700
Montgomery County 286,000 36,500
Prince George`s County 210,000 26,000
Totals 720,000 73,200

Customers are encouraged to report any outages or downed trees and wires by calling 1-877-PEPCO-62.

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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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