High Heat, Storm Damage and High Electrical Demand Taxing the System
MAYS LANDING, N.J. – The National Weather Service predicts that extreme heat and humidity will continue into the weekend with temperatures exceeding 100 degrees.
This record heat, damage to the electric system from the recent storm and high demand for electricity, as customers seek to cool their homes, are stressing the capabilities of the electric system. In response, Atlantic City Electric is asking customers to conserve electricity.Hundreds of crews continue to work around the clock to restore customers who remain without power from last week’s violent storm as well as address pockets of new outages caused by the high heat conditions.Tips for Conserving EnergyAtlantic City Electric recommends the tips below for conserving energy. To learn more, visit www.atlanticityelectric.com /energy/conservation/tips/.
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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 540,000 customers in southern New Jersey.