Pepco Holdings, Inc. (ticker: POM, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N))
News Release -
D.C.'s Utility Discount Day Set for September 15, 2005
WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepco urges all District of Columbia
residents who need assistance with paying their gas, electric, water or
heating fuel bills to attend DC's Utility Discount Day at the new Convention
Time: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Date: Sept. 15, 2005 - Thursday
Location: Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place
Metro: Yellow or Green Line to Mount Vernon Square
Metrobus: 66, 70, 71, G8, G2, P6
Pepco joins other DC utilities in sponsoring and participating in Utility
Discount Day. District residents can apply for discounts on their electric,
gas, water and phone bills by completing only one application. In addition,
some residents may be eligible for DC's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance
Program (LIHEAP). To find out more about LIHEAP, call the DC Energy Hotline:
District residents interested in obtaining assistance do not need a
turn-off notice to apply for benefits. However, applicants must meet the
income limits in the chart below.
Energy Assistance Income Eligibility Guidelines - Program Year 2005
(July 1, 2005-June 30, 2006)
Household Size Maximum Annual Income
For each additional
person, add $4,890
Eligible applicants must bring with them:
-- proof of total household income;
-- a photo ID (proof of age);
-- their Social Security card;
-- a current lease or recent rent receipt (if your heat is included in
-- recent utility bills for electricity, gas, telephone and water.
Pepco encourages all its customers to conserve electricity whenever
possible. Pepco representatives will be available at the Convention Center to
provide attendees with brochures and other material packed with helpful
energy-saving tips. Pepco customers are also invited to log on to the
company's Web site, http://www.pepco.com. The site contains a wealth of
information about electricity safety and conservation, and copies of Pepco
brochures can be downloaded straight from the site.
Utility Discount Day is run by the District of Columbia Energy Office and
co-sponsored by the D.C. Office of People's Counsel, the D.C. Public Service
Commission, Pepco and other area utilities.
Pepco, a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), delivers safe,
reliable and affordable electric service to more than 725,000 customers in
Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Mary-Beth Hutchinson of Pepco,