- PECO customers increased energy efficiency measures in 2015, saving more than 371,000 MWh of electricity, up from 305,000 MWh of electricity in 2014. This resulted in $98 million in customer savings, an increase of more than $21 million compared to 2014.
- PECO contributed more than $6.5 million in charitable contributions and employees continued to do their part by serving on 163 non-profit boards and logging 14,900 volunteer hours for numerous groups.
In addition, PECO was named Best Employer in the Nation in the Midsize Utility category according to Forbes Magazine's "America's Best Employers 2016," and was recognized once again as an Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for PECO Smart Ideas, the company's highly successful suite of energy efficiency and customer programs.Based in Philadelphia, PECO is an electric and natural gas utility subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC). The company's 2,500 dedicated employees provide advanced, innovative energy solutions to 1.6 million electric and more than 511,000 natural gas customers in southeastern Pennsylvania. In 2015 PECO delivered 86.9 billion cubic feet of natural gas and 38 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity. The company also has an estimated annual economic impact of $4.3 billion in Pennsylvania, supporting more than 8,700 local jobs and producing $732 million in labor income. 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. For more information visit PECO.com , and connect with the company on Facebook and Twitter . If you are a member of the media and would like to receive PECO news releases via email, please send your email address to PECO.Communication@exeloncorp.com .