At Pepco, we provide our customers with safe, reliable, and affordable energy. We are constantly upgrading our electric system, and we’re proud to have our customers witness the benefits of our work. Our work and commitment has significantly reduced both the frequency and duration of power outages. Between 2013 and
2018, Pepco’s customers in the District have experienced 40% fewer outages and
58% shorter outage durations.
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: