|[March 20, 2014]
Thank Goodness It's Spring, PECO Invites Customers to Say "TGIS"!
PHILADELPHIA --(Business Wire)--
As the first day of spring arrives, PECO (News - Alert) and our customers say an
enthusiastic goodbye to one of the worst winters in our region's
history. All of PECO's 2,400 employees thank customers for weathering
the winter with us. All week long customers can celebrate spring by
following PECO on Twitter
with the hashtag #TGIS for spring safety and energy efficiency tips, and
information on community and environmental activities.
All year long, PECO remains committed to safely keeping the lights on
and gas flowing for customers. More than $500 million is invested each
year to enhance electric and natural gas systems. This includes regular
inspection of equipment, targeted system enhancements, corrective
maintenance, and comprehensive vegetation management to ensur continued
service for customers.
These investments resulted in record-breaking electric and natural gas
reliability performance in 2013, with customers experiencing the fewest
number of outages in the company's history, surpassing previous records
set in 2012.
For more information on PECO's electric and natural gas system customers
can attend an upcoming open house in their neighborhood:
Doylestown Borough: CB West High School - March 26: 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Warrington Township: CB South High School - March 31: 7 p.m. - 8:30
Warminster Township: William Tennent High School - April 1: 7 p.m. -
Kennett Township: Kennett High School - April 2: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Valley Forge: Valley Forge Elementary - April 22: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Lower Merion Township: Harriton High School - March 25: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Lower Merion Township: Lower Merion High School - March 27: 6 p.m. - 8
Horsham Township: Horsham Community Center - April 3: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Delta Borough: Peach Bottom Recreation Center - April 16: 6 p.m. - 8
PECO employees will be on hand to speak with residents and provide
helpful information regarding the local electric system, how the company
prepares for and responds to a storm, ways to stay safe, and answer any
questions customers may have.
Based in Philadelphia, PECO is an electric and natural gas utility
subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC). PECO serves 1.6
million electric and 497,000 natural gas customers in southeastern
Pennsylvania and employs about 2,400 people in the region. PECO
delivered 76.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas and 37.5 billion
kilowatt-hours of electricity in 2012. Founded in 1881, PECO is
one of the Greater Philadelphia Region's most active corporate citizens,
providing leadership, volunteer and financial support to numerous arts
and culture, education, environmental, economic development and
community programs and organizations.
If you are a member of the media and would like to receive PECO news
releases via e-mail please send your e-mail address to PECO.Communication@exeloncorp.com.
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