For Immediate Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 21, 2018) – An innovative program to provide meaningful employment to adults with autism stole the show at Exelon’s 2018 Innovation Expo held last week in Washington, D.C. The program, launched late last year through a partnership between Pepco Holdings and The Precisionists Inc., received first-place in the fast-pitch contest beating out more than 250 other entries. The fast-pitch contest included a presentation in a Shark Tank-like atmosphere before a panel of judges, including Shark Tank’s own Daymond John.
The Exelon Innovation Expo is held annually to showcase advanced technology and new business ideas that have the potential to transform the energy industry and the way we live and work in cities across the country. The day-long event brings company executives, employees, energy experts and municipal leaders from the cities of Washington, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Chicago together to discuss smarter ways to produce and use energy and promote