For Immediate Release
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (July 17, 2019) – With temperatures in the Mid-Atlantic approaching the triple digits this week, Atlantic City Electric is at the ready. Atlantic City Electric crews have completed essential work and will follow special protocols for managing the energy grid during upcoming extreme weather conditions.
"Our staff and crews are at the ready, preparing daily for potential system impacts and using best practices to increase reliability across our energy system," said Tyler Anthony, senior vice president and chief operating officer, Pepco Holdings, which includes Atlantic City Electric. "As temperatures climb, energy use typically climbs too. Just as we do our part, we ask customers to do their part to conserve energy and follow practical energy savings tips to help us ensure the clean, safe, reliable energy service that our customers expect."
Atlantic City Electric's preparation for this week's heat wave includes:
Tips to help customers save money and energy during hot summer days include:
Atlantic City Electric and its parent company Exelon are committed to empowering customers and communities to reduce their carbon footprint and achieve the goals local cities have set to fight climate change. Customers are encouraged to get more detailed information about their energy usage, so they can make more informed choices about how they use energy by signing up for My Account. Additional tips, as well as information about programs to help reduce costs and energy usage, can be found at atlanticcityelectric.com/savings.
To immediately report a downed wire or service issue, customers should call 800-833-7476 , visit atlanticcityelectric.com, or through the company's mobile app. The app has many resources to keep customers informed during an outage, including an interactive outage map and estimates of how quickly power is expected to be restored.
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