PECO has invested nearly $18 million and completed more than 33 projects this year to ensure safe and reliable service to keep homes and businesses cool during the hot summer months. This work includes substation equipment upgrades, new transmission wire and pole installations and circuit and equipment inspections.
PECO also conducts emergency response drills and performs maintenance and testing of various computer and emergency support systems as part of the company’s summer preparedness program.
Employees from across the company, including those who work in the field and those who provide office support, review emergency processes and procedures to help ensure safe and efficient response to storms or emergencies that could potentially impact service to customers.
Based in Philadelphia, PECO is an electric and natural gas utility unit of Exelon Corp. PECO serves 1.6 million electric and more than 500,000 natural gas customers in southeastern Pennsylvania and employs about 2,400 people in the region.