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Con Edison Sends Crews to Philadelphia Area to Help Restore Power Following Severe T-Storms

Con Edison crews are working in the Philadelphia metro area to help utilities there to restore more than 500,000 customers who lost electric power during last night’s severe thunderstorms.

Con Edison dispatched some 50 employees, overhead crews, support personnel and equipment to concentrate restoration work in the area of Moorestown in southern New Jersey where PSE&G has nearly 100,000 customers without power.

If necessary, the crews will remain in the area tonight and continue work on Friday.

Con Edison is a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc. [NYSE: ED], one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies, with approximately $13 billion in annual revenues and $59 billion in assets. The utility delivers electricity, natural gas and steam to 3.4 million customers in New York City and Westchester County, N.Y. For financial, operations and customer service information, visit www.conEd.com.