For Immediate Release
LANDING, N.J. (April 20, 2016) - A test conservation period will be called Thursday,
April 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for customers of Atlantic City Electric's
voluntary Energy Wise Rewards program in order to test equipment prior to the
peak summer season.
customers, Atlantic City Electric will cycle off and on the participants' air
conditioner compressors for short intervals during this time frame. Because the
air conditioner fans will continue to run, most customers will not notice a
temperature change in their home. It may take up to a half-hour after the test
event ends for air conditioners to resume normal operations.
Energy Wise Rewards
is a voluntary program that offers customers a choice of a web-programmable
thermostat or an outdoor switch, which the utility installs at no charge to the
customer. During summer periods of peak electric demand, Energy Wise Rewards
works to reduce electricity usage by cycling central air conditioner
compressors off and on for short periods of time during periods of peak
electricity use. Customers will receive a one-time bill reduction of $50 when
Atlantic City Electric installs the EWR device in their home. Atlantic City
Electric customers using Energy Wise Rewards can also save money by conserving
Customers can learn
more about Energy Wise Rewards by calling 1-866-355-4229 or visiting www.atlanticcityelectric.com/rewards.
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