Friday’s severe weather in the New Castle County area caused outages for about 14,000 customers. We have assessed heavy tree damage and flooding. Crews are back working around the clock to restore service for our customers. View the damage we're assessing here: https://youtu.be/4MBuu50y92I
For Immediate Release
High Temperatures Increase Demand on the System
SALISBURY , Md. - Delmarva Power today urged customers to conserve energy wherever possible as high temperatures are forecasted to affect the entire mid-Atlantic region. While power supply in the region is expected to be sufficient to meet anticipated high demand, extreme heat also can stress electric system equipment. Delmarva Power is on alert to quickly address any equipment issues that may arise.
Delmarva Power also offers the following energy-saving tips:
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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 .