For Immediate Release
Speakers Bureau Program creates "Ambassadors" for the Community
Newark , Del. - As 2009 brings increased awareness of energy issues, Delmarva Power's Speakers Bureau program provides customers with a broad range of information on their energy concerns, giving up-to-date information from promoting energy assistance for low-income customers to energy conservation and renewable energy solutions.
"People have real concerns about our nation's energy future, and they want to help do their part to reduce energy use for a cleaner environment," said Gary Stockbridge, President, Delmarva Power Region. "I'm proud of the interest there is in our Speakers Bureau, and that it is so well-received among our customers."
The company's Speakers Bureau Program visits civic clubs and organizations, schools and community groups throughout its service territory. The program's purpose is to share information with Delmarva Power customers on a variety of subjects, such as electrical safety and energy conservation. Delmarva Power has more than 500,000 electric customers in Delaware and along the eastern shore of Maryland and more than 121,000 natural gas customers in northern New Castle County, Delaware.
In 2008, the Delmarva Power Speakers Bureau, which is comprised of company employees, spoke to more than 11,500 people from more than 136 organizations throughout the company's service territory. Groups interested in scheduling a Delmarva Power speaker should call 1-800-355-0368 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Delmarva Power, a public utility owned by Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), provides safe and reliable energy to nearly 500,000 electric delivery customers in Delaware and Maryland and over 121,000 natural gas delivery customers in northern Delaware.