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Exelon Will Acquire Pepco and Form Largest Utility in the US

May 2, 2014 by Katherine Tweed

Exelon and Pepco

Exelon Corporation announced on Wednesday that it will acquire Pepco Holdings in a $6.8 billion all-cash transaction to create a mega-utility serving the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest. The new company will be the largest utility in the U.S. in terms of customers served.[read more]

Outage outrage — Lessons from the 'Derecho' Storm

July 10, 2012 by Jim Pierobon

For the more than 5 million customers who saw their power wiped out by the so-called “derecho” storm that swept across six states in the upper Midwest and Mid-Atlantic U.S. June 29, there was little if anything energy and telecommunications companies did to minimize the damage, the 22-person death toll and political fallout.Like it or...[read more]

My Master Metered Condo and Its Energy Priorities

August 31, 2011 by A Siegel

This is a guest post by J. Siegel.The over 40-year-old condo building my husband and I bought into has lots of plusses ….A spacious and sunny apartment  (perfect for an indoor herb garden)A  short walk to a Metro station and a walk to a range of shopping (from great bagels to a grocery store, to 100s of stores)An outdoor...[read more]