For Immediate Release
High Heat, Storm Damage and High Electrical Demand Taxing the System
SALISBURY, Md. - The National Weather Service predicts that extreme heat and humidity will continue into the weekend with temperatures exceeding 100 degrees.
This record heat, damage to the electric system from the recent storm and high demand for electricity, as customers seek to cool their homes, are stressing the capabilities of the electric system. In response, Delmarva Power is asking customers to conserve electricity.Tips for Conserving EnergyDelmarva Power recommends the tips below for conserving energy. To learn more, visit www.delmarva.com /energy/conservation/tips/.
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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.