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Customers encouraged to reduce electricity use for lower bills
SALISBURY, Md.- With those hot, humid summer temperatures on the horizon, Delmarva Power reminds customers of ways to save on their monthly energy bill by reducing their electricity use.
The reminder to conserve energy to save money comes at a time when people are adjusting their thermostats to cope with the warmer temperatures.
"Hot weather can have a major impact on energy costs and that's why we strongly recommend that our customers continue to take steps to conserve energy and save money," said John Allen, Vice President, Delmarva Power Region.
Delmarva Power suggests the following ways for customers to save on their summer bills:
Delmarva Power customers in Maryland can take advantage of the following energy conservation programs:
Delmarva Power customers in Maryland can also save energy and money through the following "Home Energy Savings" programs sponsored by EmPOWER Maryland:
Delmarva Power encourages customers to visit www.delmarva.com for additional information on saving energy and money in their homes or businesses. The company also offers Budget Billing, a fixed payment plan based on the customer's 12-month average bill. Customers can enroll either online or by contacting Delmarva Power Customer Care at 1-800-375-7117.
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 123,000 natural gas delivery customers in northern Delaware.