Pepco said the upgrades included new equipment, which has resulted in the lowest average numbers of electric outages in Pepco’s history last year and a decrease in the average length of an outage by 59 percent.
With winter weather coming, Pepco on Thursday let customers know what they’re doing to get ready — and what customers can do too.
Scammers claiming to be from a utility are always at work, and lately, they’ve been busy going after Pepco customers.
Pepco is cleaning up the sheen on the Potomac — near the Lincoln Memorial — which was caused by a leaking power cable. The mineral oil, which is non-toxic, is used to insulate the line.
A group of outages in the Bethesda, Maryland, area is not only affecting thousands of Pepco customers but also briefly modified Metro service Monday night.
Pepco is seeking D.C. Public Service Commission approval to implement a number of programs to increase accessibility to electric transportation options, including reduced electric rates, credits, rebates and other incentives for installing EV charging stations.
Pepco is defending plans to build an electrical substation near a school in D.C.’s Mt. Vernon neighborhood, on a lot currently hosting a community garden.
Pepco is offering their customers the chance to earn bill credits Wednesday by conserving energy on Peak Savings Day through the Peak Energy Savings Credit Program.
BGE customers can earn bill credits by reducing energy usage from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Pepco customers in Maryland can save money by reducing their energy between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
As the temperatures rise and storms rumble through, some might be tempted to turn to a home generator for when the power goes off. But there are some important things homeowners need to know about how to use a generator safely.
WTOP’s John Aaron suited up to get a rare firsthand look at what it’s like to work from a moving platform, next to live power lines.
BMW and Nissan are offering Pepco customers healthy rebates on certain electric vehicle models.
Following the harshest windstorm the D.C. area has seen in five years, power companies are hustling to get the lights back on for customers throughout the region, but it may take days for the power to be restored fully.
The sweeping federal tax bill signed into law late last year has meant a significant tax savings not only for Pepco, but also for other area utilities.
Pepco said customers in 2017 experienced the lowest average number of electric outages in the company’s history.
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