For Immediate Release
LANDING, N.J. (June 9, 2016) - Atlantic City Electric (ACE) is working around
the clock as safely and quickly as possible to restore the remaining customers
that lost power due to the severe thunderstorms that affected the company's
service territory Wednesday afternoon.
In addition to
internal crews, ACE has overhead line contractors and crews from its sister
utility Pepco assisting in the restoration effort.
Approximately 500 customers
remain without service in the hardest hit areas of Cumberland, Gloucester and
Salem counties. Most of these customers will be restored tonight and the
remaining few are expected to be restored by 12 noon Friday. Crews are working
diligently to repair the electric infrastructure damaged by the storm in order
to provide power to the remaining customers without service. Since the onset of
the storm, ACE crews have restored service to about 33,000 customers.
Customers are encouraged to view
the status of their outage and estimated time of restoration by visiting atlanticcityelectric.com or through our mobile app, available for download at atlanticcityelectric.com/mobileapp.
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