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Heat Pushes Electricity Use Higher
WILMINGTON, Del. - Delmarva Power expects customers'' demand for electricity to be higher than normal today as a result of the extremely hot weather.
While the company expects to be able to deliver enough electricity to meet the heavy demand for power, Delmarva Power is asking electric customers in its service territory to use energy prudently to help prevent possible power supply problems.
Delmarva Power offers the following conservation tips for electricity consumers:
Delmarva Power will continue to monitor conditions and request the public''s assistance as necessary.
Delmarva Power, a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), provides safe, reliable and affordable regulated electric and natural gas delivery services to more than 500,000 customers in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.