For Immediate Release
Current Heat Wave Could Last into the Weekend
MAYS LANDING, N.J . - Atlantic City Electric today urged customers to make safety a priority and conserve energy wherever possible as extremely high temperatures continue to affect the mid-Atlantic region . Extreme heat can be a danger to the young as well as the elderly and those with medical conditions. Avoid heat stress by staying in cooled areas of your home, local shopping malls, libraries or public buildings as much as possible.
While power supply in the region is sufficient to meet expected demand, soaring electrical use can lead to higher bills. By practicing safety and energy conservation, customers can keep costs down.
Atlantic City Electric offers the following energy-saving tips:
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 547,000 customers in southern New Jersey.