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For Immediate Release: August 15, 2005
CON EDISON SETS NEW RECORDS FOR WEEKEND ENERGY USE
NEW YORK - Con Edison [NYSE: ED] announced today that this weekend shattered a record for weekend electricity sendout the cumulative amount of electricity used by customers of 462,575 Megawatt hours on Saturday and Sunday, August 13 and 14. This two-day sendout exceeds the amount of electricity consumed in Vermont in three months. The prior record of 416,765 Megawatt hours was set the weekend of August 17 and August 18, 2002.