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For Immediate Release


Rod Wilson

202-872-2680 (media hotline)

Help Make the Holiday Season Bright by Donating to Energy Assistance Programs and Supporting Those in Need

Energy assistance programs available to help local families and

individuals who face challenging times

WASHINGTON, DC. (Nov. 22, 2022) — This holiday season, Pepco is encouraging customers to give back locally through its Gift of Energy program. The winter season can be difficult for some as colder temperatures drive energy usage and bills higher, and at the same time we face the real negative impacts of inflation with increasing costs of goods and services. The Gift of Energy program provides meaningful support for District of Columbia and Maryland families and individuals who need support paying their energy bill.

Through the Gift of Energy program, anyone can make a payment toward a Pepco customer's energy bill. The Gift of Energy is an easy way to support someone you care for this year—all from the safety and comfort of your home. All that is needed to successfully make a payment on behalf of someone else is the customer's name and address or phone number associated with the account. The gift will appear on the recipient's future energy bill as a credit. Those interested in giving the Gift of Energy can do so online at or by calling 202-833-7500.

Energy Efficient Products
Pepco encourages its customers to explore energy efficient gift ideas through the company's Marketplace. Here, customers can purchase devices that can help use less energy in the home or business as a gift that keeps on giving! Many energy efficient devices, including LED bulbs, programmable thermostats, power strips, even commercial lighting, are available at discounted prices. 

Bill-payment assistance to help customers

As a reminder, customers who are past due on their Pepco bill should contact the company as soon as possible. Customers should never wait until they are in crisis to contact Pepco—the time is now. Pepco will work with every customer to help identify the support necessary to continue energy service. To learn more about assistance options customers can call 202-833-7500 or visit for additional information.

To learn more about Pepco, visit The Source, Pepco's online newsroom. Find additional information by visiting, on Facebook at on Twitter at Pepco's mobile app is available at

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