Delmarva Power's full emergency response organization is responding to outages resulting from yesterday's storm. We will continue working safely and as quickly as possible until all customers are restored. To report an outage or downed wire, customers should call 1-800-898-8042 or report and track their outage through our mobile app or our website. For the latest updates on number of customers restored visit our news section.
For Immediate Release
Utility Asks Customers to Prepare for Possible Outages
NEWARK, Del. - Delmarva Power is closely monitoring the development of a storm system that is expected to hit the Mid-Atlantic region late Saturday and Sunday. The National Weather Service is predicting rain, snow and high winds.
Storms can bring down tree limbs onto power lines, causing power outages. Delmarva Power customers should report power outages or natural gas emergencies to Delmarva Power by calling:
Delaware: New Castle County: 1-800-898-8042; Kent and Sussex counties: 1-800-898-8045
Maryland: Cecil and Harford counties: 1-800-898-8042; Eastern Shore: 1-800-898-8045
Natural gas emergency in New Castle County, Del.: 302-454-0317
Delmarva Power urges its customers to prepare for potential power outages and act to ensure their safety. Here are some tips:
For more information and updates, visit www.delmarva.com and follow Delmarva Power at www.twitter.com/DelmarvaConnect
Delmarva Power, a public utility owned by Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), provides safe and reliable energy to more than 500,000 electric delivery customers in Delaware and Maryland and over 124,000 natural gas delivery customers in northern Delaware .