We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic, and we are here to help customers through temporary or extended financial hardship. We are suspending service disconnections and waiving new late payment fees through at least May 1. We will be working with customers on a case-by-case basis to establish payment arrangements and identify energy assistance options. We have programs to help. Learn more here.
As the primary energy provider in the Capital area, we have a responsibility to deliver safe and reliable energy to our customers. The Capital Grid Project is an integrated solution that helps strengthen the Capital area energy grid over the long term, promoting enhanced reliability and resiliency. Through this Project, we are continuing our purposeful work, delivering on our promise to provide safe and reliable energy to our customers, and acting on our commitment to continually driving our communities forward.
The Capital Grid Project is a forward-looking plan that will:
The Project is a solution that resolves many needs in the Capital area and results in a modernized system that can withstand and recover from unforeseen events, such as severe storms or equipment failure. In addition, there are several long-term benefits for our customers in the Capital area including:
Improving System Redundancy and Resiliency
Support Growth of Renewable Energy
Enable Economic Development
Pepco has provided information on the details and benefits of the Capital Grid Project to multiple stakeholders, including the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia (PSC) and the Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA). We are pleased that the PSC and BZA have approved the Project, and construction will begin in 2020. The proposed timeline is included in our Capital Grid Project fact sheet
We will continue to coordinate with local partners and governing agencies to minimize the impact on businesses, traffic and parking, or other possible disruptions.
Click here for an interactive map showing where construction will take place and when we will be visiting your community to talk about the project.
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