LANDING, N.J. (June 5, 2016) – Atlantic City Electric (ACE) is closely monitoring the approach of a cold
front, which is expected to move through the region this afternoon and into the
evening, spawning thunderstorms with heavy rain, high winds and lightning.
These storms could
damage the electric system and cause power outages. Atlantic City Electric will
work around the clock to restore any power outages that may occur. In addition to internal crews, ACE has overhead line
contractors available if needed.
City Electric need extra assistance, the recent merger with Exelon allows for
shared resources from other nearby companies in the Exelon family, including
Baltimore Gas & Electric and PECO in Philadelphia.
While Atlantic City Electric is
preparing for the storms, the company also reminds customers to be ready for
the possibility of outages.
Atlantic City Electric encourages
customers to have an emergency kit, including a flashlight, battery-powered
clock and radio, extra batteries, non-perishable food, manual can opener,
bottled water and a list of important phone numbers. All items can be placed
into a large cooler which can be used at home and is easy to grab if a person
has to leave home quickly.
Customers are asked to please
report any outages and to stay away from any downed wires.
To report outages and/or downed wires, please call 1-800-833-7476, follow the
prompts, and please ask for a call back to confirm that power has been
restored. Outages also may be reported through atlanticcityelectric.com
or through the company’s mobile app.
ACE also provides a “Weathering the Storm
Fact Sheet” that can be downloaded from its website atlanticcityelectric.com.
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Our mobile app is available at atlanticcityelectric.com/mobileapp.