AC ELECTRIC UPDATES POWER RESTORATION STATUS

Atlantic City Electric continues to work non-stop to restore electric service to customers who lost power as a result of Hurricane Sandy.  At the peak of the storm, more than 220,000 customers lost power. As of 6 a.m. Wednesday, approximately half of those were back on line. The expectation is that 90 percent of mainland customers will be back on line by midnight Sunday, November 4. Damage assessments in the barrier island communities continue and are expected to be completed today.  Restoring electric service to the most severely impacted of those barrier island communities may require more than a week.