I spent yesterday talking to current and former Pepco, BGE, ComEd and PECO customers with the hopes of understanding the impact a sale of Pepco to Chicago-based Exelon would have on customers in the D.C.-Metro area.

Online: Pepco customers can learn from experience of Exelon customers who use BGE

My reporting also ended up in a print article on A1.


Pepco takeover will bring better service, Exelon says
BY MARY PAT FLAHERTY, STEVEN MUFSON AND THOMAS HEATH
The Washington Post
May 1, 2014

Nuclear-energy giant Exelon launched a $6.8 billion takeover of Washington’s century-old local electric company on Wednesday, promising long-suffering Pepco customers better service and a quicker response when the lights do go out.

Consumer advocates and government officials across Pepco’s service area, which includes the District and much of suburban Maryland, largely welcomed the proposed merger, which would inject fresh resources and personnel into a company whose record for reliability has long ranked among the worst in the nation….read more…

Online: “Nuclear giant Exelon to buy Washington’s Pepco in $6.8 billion energy deal”

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