For Immediate Release
LANDING, N.J. (July 7, 2016) - Atlantic City Electric (ACE) customers will
have an opportunity to save money by conserving energy on Friday, July 8.
increased demand for electricity throughout the Atlantic City Electric region
is anticipated for July 8. While the region's power supply is expected to be
sufficient to meet high demand, ACE customers can help conserve energy and save
money through Energy Wise Rewards ® during the Peak Savings Day.
Friday's Peak Savings Day conservation period will be called from 1 p.m. to 5
customers participating in Atlantic City Electric's Energy Wise Rewards (EWR)
program ACE will cycle participants' air conditioner compressors off and on for
short intervals during this time frame.
the air conditioner fan will continue to run, most customers will not notice a
temperature change in their home, and those who do should experience only a 1-
to 3-degree change. It may take up to a half-hour after the event ends for air
conditioners to resume normal operations.
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, EWR
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
City Electric asks all customers to conserve electricity. Customers can take
simple conservation steps:
Customers can learn
more about Energy Wise Rewards by calling 1-866-355-4229 or visiting www.atlanticcityelectric.com/rewards.
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