Atlantic City Electric is monitoring a coastal storm that is expected to bring severe weather to our area this weekend. Strong winds and heavy rainfall may bring down trees and damage equipment, resulting in power outages for our customers. We are prepared for this event and have enhanced our staffing resources to best respond. Safety is our top priority. We urge customers to stay away from downed wires and other equipment. To report a downed wire, call 800-833-7476. Report and track outages through our mobile app or website at atlanticcityelectric.com/StormPrep.
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Exceeds Old Peak Set in July 2002
MAY''S LANDING, N.J. - Driven in part by the extremely hot and humid weather our region has been experiencing this week, Atlantic City Electric's electric delivery system recorded a new system peak Tuesday, exceeding the old record which was nearly three years old.
On Tuesday, July 19, the company delivered 2,683 megawatts of electricity to customers on its system, which includes all or part of eight counties in southern New Jersey. This all-time peak occurred between the hours of 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. This exceeded the old record of 2,666 megawatts set on July 29, 2002.
Atlantic City Electric, a public utility owned by Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), provides safe, reliable and affordable regulated electric and natural gas delivery services to more than 500,000 customers in Southern New Jersey.