For Immediate Release
Mays Landing, N.J. - Pepco Holdings Inc. (NYSE: POM) today announced the closing of the sale by its subsidiary, Atlantic City Electric Company, of its B.L. England Generating Station to RC Cape May Holdings, LLC, an affiliate of Rockland Capital Energy Investments, LLC.
Net proceeds from the sale of the plant, which will be determined after the sale upon resolution of certain adjustments, will be credited to Atlantic City Electric ratepayers in accordance with the requirements of the Electric Discount and Energy Competition Act and Orders issued by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities.
The sale of the plant received approval from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and the U.S Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). In addition, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection approved RC Cape May Holdings' assumption of the Atlantic City Electric Administrative Consent Order's environmental liabilities associated with the facility.
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 500,000 customers in southern New Jersey.
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