• Atlantic City Electric Launches Online Carbon Footprint Calculator

    Aug 24, 2009

    Internet tool enables customers to view energy use, impact on environment

    MAYS LANDING, N.J. – Atlantic City Electric has launched an online carbon footprint calculator which helps consumers determine the environmental impact of their personal energy use. The Web-based tool is available at www.atlanticcityelectric.com on the site’s homepage.

    “Atlantic City Electric is on the leading edge of providing useful information to its customers that will go a long way toward helping them achieve lower energy bills and protect our environment,” said Vince Maione, President, Atlantic City Electric Region.

    The carbon footprint calculator determines customers’ environmental impact based on their energy use, including waste, water and transportation. Some highlights of the Web-based, carbon emissions calculator include:

    • Educating residential customers on their carbon emissions and what makes up their carbon footprints;
    • Assisting customers in quantifying their current carbon footprints;
    • Showing customers how their emissions compare to others;
    • Assisting customers in reducing their carbon footprints by encouraging them to adopt efficient, carbon-reducing practices; and
    • Encouraging customers to offset some or their entire remaining footprints by guiding them to beneficial green programs.

    The carbon footprint calculator is also available to Atlantic City Electric customers who register to use My Account, which is available on the company’s Web site homepage and enables its customers to manage their electric accounts while also learning of ways to save energy and money.

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    Atlantic City Electric, a public utility owned by Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), provides safe, reliable and affordable regulated electric delivery services to more than 547,000 customers in southern New Jersey.