We are committed to enhancing reliability and the customer experience. We're investing in our transmission and distribution systems across the Pepco Holdings footprint.
have more than doubled our tree trimming work, as trees and limbs that fall on
power lines are a direct cause of power outages, especially during severe
We are replacing the sections of critical feeders, which are sections of power
lines that bring electricity to a neighborhood, that are not working properly.
We are renewing underground lines, replacing poles and transformers, switching
from wood cross-arms to fiberglass, and making other upgrades above and below
ground throughout our system.
We are installing new fault indicators and advanced switches that
allow us to quickly identify the source of outages and reroute power for faster
We are making upgrades to address current and future needs of growing
selectively replacing the traditional overhead system that does not meet our
reliability goals with underground lines.
Read our 2012-2013 Sustainability and Corporate
Citizenship Report to learn more about our Reliability