Pepco Power Restoration Efforts Under Fire From Customers, Politicians WASHINGTON -- Pepco reports on Twitter that power has been restored to "about half" of the "more than 440,000 customers who lost power as a result of Friday's storm" in the D.C. area. Outages put Pepco on multiple hot seats D.C. Council members planned to meet face-to-face with officials from Pepco as soon as Tuesday to address the "unacceptable" pace of the utility's recovery efforts after Friday night's fierce storm swept through the region and left hundreds of thousands without power in stifling heat. Their stern response to a third ... Mayor Gray says public is 'fed up' with Pepco outages Mayor Vincent C. Gray added his voice Monday to the list of leaders around the region angered by power outages and Pepco's slow restoration of electricity. Gray, who was wrapping up a trade mission to China during Friday's storm, returned to a city forced to close recreation centers and schools because of the outages and on a personal note, a Hillcrest home with no power. Read full article >> Pepco, Dominion and BGE cite severity of storm in explaining long recovery Politicians may not have been happy Sunday when power companies told customers that their electricity may not return until the end of the week, but the severity of Friday night's storm left utility officials opting for candor as work crews began to spread out to neighborhoods. Read full article >> Gazette.Net: The finger pointing at Pepco begins Trees might have fallen in every direction during Friday's storm, but on Monday most fingers pointed directly at Pepco as Montgomery County residents still waited for the utility to fully restore power. Pepco: Power Restored To About Half Of Customers As of Monday morning, Pepco says they have restored power to about half of their customers who lost it due to Friday's storm. Around 440,000 of the company's customers lost power as a result of the storm. Record This Diss Track: 'The Ballad of Pepco' Pepco got you down? We've got the lyrics to a song about just how much grief the utility inspires, now all we need is the music. [ more › ] Pepco restores power to high-voltage lines WASHINGTON (AP) — Pepco says it has restored power to all high-voltage transmission lines and all substations, a major step in getting power back to customers. Suzanne Merkelson: Is Pepco Spending Your Tax Dollars Lobbying to Increase Rates for Its Shoddy Services? D.C. area politicians, like customers, are fuming at the utility company. Yet, Pepco, like so many other major corporations, is guilty of exchanging money for power for even more money. Pepco Crews Arrive For Poles And Trees Blocking Conn. Ave At approximately 6:30 a.m., the Pepco crews finally showed up to start removing the power lines.
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