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For Immediate Release



News Conference

WHAT: Pepco to Hold Press Conference on Status of Power Outages

WHO: Thomas H. Graham, Pepco Region President

DATE: Thursday, August 12, 2010

TIME: 4 p.m.

LOCATION: Colesville Road & Sligo Creek Parkway

Silver Spring , MD

Pepco officials will discuss the current status of its restoration efforts throughout the Washington Metropolitan area. As of 1:30 p.m. today, approximately 87,000 customers are without power due to this morning's massive thunderstorm that inflicted significant damage to Pepco's electric system.

Pepco crews will continue to work around the clock until power has been restored to all customers.

For more information, contact Bob Hainey, Media Relations Manager, at (202) 872-2680 .


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.

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