Since the storm moved out of our region, PECO field forces have completed more than 13,800 repair jobs, including more than 2,700 jobs related to damaged trees, and the company’s Customer Service Organization has handled more than 1 million customer calls. Crews also have replaced:

  • 70 miles of wire
  • 8,681 fuses
  • 1,020 cross arms
  • 265 poles

At Noon, on Friday about 125,000 customers remain without service. Specifically:
  • Bucks County = 75,000
  • Chester County = 5,500
  • Delaware County = 3,800
  • Montgomery County = 38,000
  • Philadelphia County = 2,700

While clean up continues, customers should stay away from downed power lines and damaged equipment. Always assume PECO’s equipment is energized, even if there is an outage in your neighborhood. Customers should report dangerous conditions to PECO immediately at 1-800-841-4141.

Based in Philadelphia, PECO is an electric and natural gas utility subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC). PECO serves 1.6 million electric and 494,000 natural gas customers in southeastern Pennsylvania and employs about 2,400 people in the region. PECO delivered 82.1 billion cubic feet of natural gas and 38.1 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity in 2011. Founded in 1881, PECO is one of the Greater Philadelphia Region's most active corporate citizens, providing leadership, volunteer and financial support to numerous arts and culture, education, environmental, economic development and community programs and organizations.

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