For Immediate Release
LANDING, N.J. (June 21, 2016) - Atlantic City Electric (ACE) is closely monitoring the approach of a cold
front, which is expected to move through the region this afternoon and into the
evening, sparking the potential for severe thunderstorms capable of producing
60 mph wind gusts, hailstones, lightning strikes and a small chance for an
These storms could
damage the electric system and cause power outages. Atlantic City Electric will
work around the clock to restore any power outages that may occur. In addition to internal crews, ACE has overhead line
contractors and tree-trimming personnel available if needed to assist in
any restoration effort.
Should Atlantic City Electric need
extra assistance, the company could potentially draw upon resources from our
family of companies including those from Baltimore Gas & Electric, PECO in
Philadelphia and ComEd in Chicago.
Customers are asked to please
report any outages and to stay away from any downed wires.?
To report outages and/or downed wires, please call 1-800-833-7476, follow the
prompts, and please ask for a call back to confirm that power has been
restored. Outages also may be reported through atlanticcityelectric.com
or through the company's mobile app.
ACE also provides a "Weathering the Storm
Fact Sheet" that can be downloaded from its website atlanticcityelectric.com. For more information about Atlantic City
Electric, visit atlanticcityelectric.com. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/atlanticcityelectric
and on Twitter at twitter.com/acelecconnect.
Our mobile app is available at atlanticcityelectric.com/mobileapp.