A pair power outages in downtown D.C. has left thousands of people in the dark Thursday, officials say.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray said in his weekly radio address that moving up to 60 major power lines underground at a cost of $1 billion to prevent extended outages in the future is a good decision for the city.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray wants to move up to 60 major power lines underground at a cost of $1 billion to prevent extended outages in the future.
Only a few hundred Pepco customers are still without power after a huge outage affected the District and Prince George’s County Friday afternoon.
Pepco has launched a new upgraded streetlight reporting system to make reporting outages easier than ever before.
When Sandy first came on the radar last week, power companies had ample time to assemble emergency response crews.
An alert Pepco crew has rescued a three-year-old child from a burning home in Upper Marlboro.
Pepco is bracing for the shock of an employee strike after the union representing the electric company’s employees shot down its contract offer Wednesday.
Pepco customers in D.C. will soon be paying higher rates. The D.C. Public Service Commission approved the rate increase Wednesday afternoon.
With warnings of potential derechos and tornados swirling around, it seems the power companies are learning to head the storm at the pass.