• Atlantic City Electric Finalizes Storm Restoration

    Jun 30, 2015

    MAYS LANDING, N.J.  – Atlantic City Electric has completed restoration to the 280,000 customers who lost power in last week’s severe storm.

    The heavy rains and high winds from a second thunderstorm on Saturday hampered restoration after massive damage from the macroburst storm on Tuesday, June 23. Outages from last week’s storm exceeded those from either the June 2012 derecho or Hurricane Sandy.  During the height of the 2012 derecho, 206,000 Atlantic City Electric customers lost power. Hurricane Sandy caused more than 220,000 power outages.

    “We share our customers’ frustration over the extensive repairs needed to fix the massive damage to our infrastructure and appreciate everyone’s patience as we worked around the clock to restore power as quickly and safely as possible,” said Susan Coan, Atlantic City Electric regional vice president. “Now that we have all service restored, we will do what we do after every major storm — take time to analyze our performance and find ways to improve our efficiency and our communications. We learn something new from each event, and we use those lessons to better serve our customers and communities.”

    Atlantic City Electric appreciates the hard work and dedication of our employees as well as the crews who came from other utilities -- all of whom worked tirelessly until we finished repairs.

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