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Utilities look to improve images by social media

Maryland power providers, under fire for blackouts after severe storms, are trying to burnish their image, and provide better service, by using social media to connect with customers. Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are now common ways to ...

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Utilities: 24-hour power restoration not realistic

Unless utilities fundamentally change how they distribute energy, they won’t be able to restore power to all customers within 24 hours after a hurricane-like storm, officials told Maryland regulators on Thursday. Douglas R.M. Nazarian, chairman of Maryland’s Public Service Commission, ...

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Thousands still without power in mid-Atlantic

WASHINGTON — Thousands of residents are still struggling without power days after severe storms swept through the mid-Atlantic region. Pepco said it has restored power to more than 90 percent of its customers in Washington and Maryland suburbs since the ...

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80,000 BGE customers still without power

Baltimore Gas and Electric is working to restore power to tens of thousands of customers in the Mid-Atlantic region days after Irene hit the area. The utility was reporting about 79,700 outages early Thursday, mostly in Baltimore and Anne Arundel ...

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About 112,000 BGE customers still without electricity

WASHINGTON — More than 129,000 customers were still without power Wednesday evening in the Mid-Atlantic region, days after Hurricane Irene finished pummeling the area. Baltimore Gas and Electric was reporting the most outages in the region, with approximately 112,000 customers ...

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165,000 without power in mid-Atlantic after Irene

Utility companies in the mid-Atlantic region say about 165,000 customers are still without power as a result of Hurricane Irene. Baltimore Gas and Electric was reporting the most outages, with about 142,739 around noon Wednesday. Most of those outages were ...

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178,800 still without power in mid-Atlantic after Irene

Utility companies in the mid-Atlantic region say about 178,800 customers are still without power as a result of Hurricane Irene. Baltimore Gas and Electric was reporting the most outages, with about 155,800 around 6:15 a.m. Wednesday. Most of those outages ...

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300,000 customers in mid-Atlantic lack power

Utility companies say nearly 300,000 customers in the mid-Atlantic region are still in the dark days after Hurricane Irene blasted the area with heavy rain and winds. Baltimore Gas and Electric was reporting the most outages, with about 239,000 Tuesday ...

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