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Pepco Plans Line Clearance Job in Upper Hollywood and Sunnyside

PEPCO is planning line clearance work in North College Park for a feeder coming out of the Beltsville substation; work will occur in the Northern Hollywood area and Sunnyside neighborhood. Eight trees have been approved for removal at the following locations and are marked with a blue dot: 9801 49th Ave – Silver Maple 24” […]

Wednesday July 19th, 2017 in Pepco | 3 Comments »

Pepco Announces Peak Savings Day – Customers Can Save Money by Saving Energy

Pepco customers will have an opportunity to save energy and money by reducing their electric use today, Thursday, July 13 from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. An increased demand for electricity throughout the mid-Atlantic region is anticipated for July 13, 2017. While the region’s power supply is expected to be sufficient to meet high demand, […]

Thursday July 13th, 2017 in Pepco | Comments Off on Pepco Announces Peak Savings Day – Customers Can Save Money by Saving Energy

Pepco to Raise Residential Customer’s Bill by $7.37 a Month

Here is press release that Pepco made about their rate increase. Pepco Focuses on Reliability and Customer Service with Rate Adjustment Request WASHINGTON, D.C. – (March 24, 2017) Pepco filed a request for a base rate adjustment of $68.6 million, which is about $7.37 per month for the typical residential customer, to help recover the […]

Friday March 24th, 2017 in Pepco | Comments Off on Pepco to Raise Residential Customer’s Bill by $7.37 a Month

Pepco to Give Away 1,150 Free Trees to Residential Customers

Pepco is providing 1,150 free trees to its residential customers through the Energy-Saving Trees program, which helps customers conserve energy and reduce household energy bills through strategic tree planting. Starting today, customers can reserve one free tree per household by calling 1-855.670.2771 or visiting www.arborday.org/pepco. Customers should have their Pepco account number handy when ordering […]

Saturday March 4th, 2017 in Announcements, Pepco | Comments Off on Pepco to Give Away 1,150 Free Trees to Residential Customers

Recent Pepco Tree Work in Oaks Spring

Recently, I was asked about Pepco’s tree work in our area, especially around the 49th ave and Erie street intersection. Several trees were removed and the question was if some of the trees could be trimmed instead of removed. According to our staff, here is the removal breakdown: 6 dead trees were removed 4 – […]

Friday January 20th, 2017 in Pepco | Comments Off on Recent Pepco Tree Work in Oaks Spring

Recent Pepco’s Tree Work

Many residents asked questions about the recent tree work by the Pepco contractors in north College Park. City staff met last Tuesday to discuss the work Pepco has been performing. According to staff, approximately 50 trees have been removed. The City and Pepco agreed on the removal of many trees for various reasons including line […]

Friday December 30th, 2016 in Pepco | Comments Off on Recent Pepco’s Tree Work

Pepco Plans to Continue Tree Clearance Work in North College Park

PEPCO has completed planning for line clearance work on a power line servicing a portion of North College Park, in particular in the neighborhoods of Daniels Park and Oak Sproing area. Below is a map indicating the planned work. The target date for completing the pruning is the end of September. There are numerous trees […]

Sunday September 11th, 2016 in Pepco | Comments Off on Pepco Plans to Continue Tree Clearance Work in North College Park

Region Prepares for Tropical Storm Hermine

The local utility companies (such as Pepco) are monitoring the path of Tropical Storm Hermine and taking steps to prepare in case the anticipated heavy rain and strong winds cause service interruptions. The following is an advisory from Pepco If the storm gains in strength, it could damage the electric system and cause power outages. […]

Wednesday August 31st, 2016 in Announcements, Pepco | Comments Off on Region Prepares for Tropical Storm Hermine

What You Need to Know about Pepco Tree Work

Pepco is planning tree work in the City to maintain clearance around their power distribution lines to maintain service reliability. Contractors will develop a scope of work for City trees and for trees on private property. No tree work will begin until after the planned work is agreed upon by the City, private tree owners […]

Thursday February 4th, 2016 in Pepco | Comments Off on What You Need to Know about Pepco Tree Work

Reporting Street Light Outage to Pepco

Some of the recent thefts from Auto and other crime incidents could be related to dark street area caused by Pepco street light outage. If you see any such outage, you can easily report it to Pepco online. Here are a few simple steps you’ll need to follow. STEP 1: Please go to Pepco’s Street […]

Saturday September 5th, 2015 in Pepco | Comments Off on Reporting Street Light Outage to Pepco

Pepco Announces Peak Savings Day for MD and DC Cutomers

Pepco is asking all of its customers to conserve energy on Tuesday, July 21 as an increased demand for electricity throughout the Mid-Atlantic region is anticipated. The power supply in the region is expected to be sufficient to meet anticipated high demand. For Pepco Maryland customers, the Maryland Public Service Commission has approved Peak Energy […]

Monday July 20th, 2015 in Announcements, Pepco | Comments Off on Pepco Announces Peak Savings Day for MD and DC Cutomers

After 17 Hours of Outage, Power Comes Back to 220 Hollywood Homes

Yesterday was quite a day for some 20 homes. They lost their power around Saturday midnight, after a huge tree on Edgewood Rd (near 53rd Avenue) knocked down the power lines and cased damages to several Pepco poles. Pepco crew came to the scene after the incident and cut the large tree and cleared Edgewood […]

Monday June 29th, 2015 in Pepco, Utility | Comments Off on After 17 Hours of Outage, Power Comes Back to 220 Hollywood Homes

Pepco to Merge with BGE and Other Utilities

This morning Pepco Holdings Inc. has announced that PHI stockholders at a special meeting today voted to approve the merger agreement with Exelon Corporation announced April 30. Completion of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, as well as approval by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the public service commissions in Delaware, Maryland, New […]

Tuesday September 23rd, 2014 in Pepco | Comments Off on Pepco to Merge with BGE and Other Utilities

Today: Pepco Asks Residents to Save Electricity

Pepco asks all of its customers to conserve energy today as an increased demand for electricity throughout the mid-Atlantic region is anticipated. The power supply in the region is expected to be sufficient to meet anticipated high demand. For Pepco Maryland customers, the Maryland Public Service Commission has approved Peak Energy Savings Credit. It rewards […]

Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 in Announcements, Pepco | Comments Off on Today: Pepco Asks Residents to Save Electricity

Pepco Announces First Peak Savings Day of 2014

For Pepco Maryland customers, the Maryland Public Service Commission has approved Peak Energy Savings Credit. It rewards Pepco Maryland customers by offering bill credits when Maryland customers reduce energy use at home during Peak Savings Days. Pepco Maryland customers will automatically receive a phone call giving the hours for reducing energy use. Customers can also […]

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Saturday June 21st, 2014 in Pepco | Comments Off on Pepco Announces First Peak Savings Day of 2014