Posts Tagged ‘Pepco’

OPC Wants D.C. Public Service Commission to Reconsider Pepco-Exelon Merger [UPDATE]

It's the deal-debate that won't die.

Public Service Commission Approves Pepco-Exelon Merger [UPDATE]

In a 2-1 decision

Spring Is Almost Here: Participate in City Paper‘s Haiku Contest

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Where Does the Proposed Pepco-Exelon Merger Stand?

Here's what you need to know about where the proposed merger stands.

What to Do If Your Power Goes Out During the Blizzard

You can call Pepco at 877-737-2662.

The Needle: Look at Him Now

 
Still Not Over: Chris Brown rejected a plea deal on his misdemeanor assault charges in D.C. Court today, which means this still isn't over and there could be a trial in D.C. -4
Pony Up: Increased Metrorail and bus fares go into effect on Sunday. Metrorail fares will increase an average of 3 percent, or 10 cents per trip, [...]

Two-Hour Power Outage in Upper Northwest: Chaos Reigns!

Last night, 1,122 households in Northwest D.C. were out of power for about two hours. The outage affected some households in Glover Park, but most of the Pepco customers left in the dark lived just south of Tenleytown in Wesley Heights, according to Pepco spokesman Bob Hainey.
The outage started around 7:42 p.m. Tuesday night [...]

District Line Daily: It’s Electric!

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Exelon Corp., the largest U.S. nuclear operator, agreed to purchase Pepco for $6.8 billion in cash, [...]

The Needle: Silver Linings

Silver Linings: The D.C. area got its first glimpse of the new Metro map with the soon-to-be Silver Line on it. +1
Chronic Pain:The District has been slow moving in making medical marijuana easily accessible to patients, and as of now, only 25 people have licenses. -5

The Needle: Sandwich Edition

This (Sandwich) Town: To review This Town, Mark Leibovich's poison-pen letter to wide swaths of official Washington media and political operatives, the New York Times turned to David Shribman, the editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and a former Boston Globe Washington bureau chief. How former? Shribman "departed a decade ago," he says. Maybe that explains [...]

District Line Daily: Plane Crashes Into Apartment

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Residents of a Herndon apartment building woke up to a crashed plane in their building early [...]

The Needle: Pricey Power

Zapped: Pepco wants to raise rates on D.C. customers. -1
Squeezed: Georgetown's fans say they'll unfurl what they claim is the largest homemade sign in college basketball history in the team's game against Syracuse on Saturday. +3

Pepco Warns Snow Could Cause “Extended Power Outages”

If a big storm's coming, you know what it's time for: a Pepco robocall. In a call to customers this afternoon, Pepco warns that the approaching storm could knock out power.
"Weather forecasts predict heavy wet snow and high winds which can bring down trees and cause extended power outages," a woman reads on the announcement. [...]

District Line Daily: Heroic Pepco?

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Hurricane break's over, it's news time!
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:

How Pepco kept the lights on. [...]

District Line Daily: Metro Returns

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How did everybody weather the storm? Washington seems to have come off relatively well, considering [...]

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