Pepco is monitoring a coastal storm that is expected to bring severe weather to our area this weekend. Strong winds and heavy rainfall may bring down trees and damage equipment, resulting in power outages for our customers. We are prepared for this event and have enhanced our staffing resources to best respond. Safety is our top priority. We urge customers to stay away from downed wires and other equipment. To report a downed wire, call 877-737-2662. Report and track outages through our mobile app or website at pepco.com/StormPrep.
Rain. Snow. Ice. Lightning. Wind. Whatever the weather brings, Pepco is ready. All year long, we prepare and innovate, so that even with climate change causing more frequent and intense storms, our customers have access to smarter, stronger, more resilient power. Over the past decade, ongoing investments in the local energy grid have driven a 57 percent decrease in the frequency of electric outages. Now that’s how you weather any weather.
Transmission System: A set of high-voltage wires that run on large, metal towers which forms an interconnected grid that brings electricity from power plants to substations.Distribution System: Equipment including poles, wires, transformers, substations, circuit breakers, and feeders that collectively deliver electricity from a substation to customers’ homes and businesses.
To improve service, we’ve implemented changes across our entire system, including:
Get more information about ongoing infrastructure efforts.