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.
For Immediate Release
MAYSLANDING, N.J. - Atlantic City Electric reminds customers they have numerous options to apply for energy assistance if they are having difficulty paying their energy bills.
"In New Jersey, we are fortunate to have a wide range of programs that offer our customers financial assistance with their electric bills," said Alita Corbett, customer and community relations manager, Atlantic City Electric. "We thank the legislators for their continued support of these critical programs and encourage residents of South Jersey to use the financial assistance available to them."
Atlantic City Electric partners with community-based organizations and social service agencies throughout New Jersey to ensure that low-income and at-risk customers know about the federal dollars available to help them with their utility bills.
For more information about energy assistance programs, visit www.nj211.org or call 211, New Jersey's non-emergency helpline, available 24/7 throughout the state.
Customers can also contact Atlantic City Electric's Customer Care Center at 1-800-642-3780 and ask about Budget Billing or register for My Account,a web-based interactive tool that provides customers with a detailed analysis of their specific electric use and offers ways to save energy and save money on their monthly energy bill.
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