Con Edison Media Relations
For Immediate Release: August 13, 2010
CON EDISON, ORANGE & ROCKLAND CREWS
HELPING WITH D.C. AREA RESTORATION
NEW YORK – Utility repair crews from Con Edison and Orange and Rockland Utilities Inc. are helping to restore electricity to 100,000 customers of Pepco, the utility that serves Washington, D.C. and parts of Maryland.
About 30 crews left New York yesterday to travel to the region hit by thunderstorms. They are expected to stay until Sunday. The workers include overhead specialists, mechanics and management and support personnel.
Pepco, a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings Inc., provides electric service to 778,000 customers in Washington, plus Montgomery and Prince George's counties in Maryland.
Con Edison and Orange & Rockland are subsidiaries of Consolidated Edison, Inc. [NYSE: ED], one of the nation's largest investor-owned energy companies, with approximately $13 billion in annual revenues and $34 billion in assets. The company provides a wide range of energy-related products and services to its customers through its two regulated utility subsidiaries and its three competitive energy businesses. For additional financial, operations, and customer service information, visit Consolidated Edison, Inc.’s Web site at www.conEdison.com.