BGE SAYS 700 CUSTOMERS REMAIN WITHOUT POWER DUE TO SANDY

(The following is a reformatted version of a press release
issued by Baltimore Gas and Electric Company and received via e-mail. The release was confirmed by the sender.) 
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company Nears Completion of
Restoration; 
Approximately 700 Customers Remain Without Power as a Result of
Hurricane Sandy 
BGE remains on track to restore the vast majority of customers
tonight, with some scattered outages continuing into the weekend
in areas that sustained significant damage 
Company also responding to new outages unrelated to Hurricane
Sandy; though priority is given to the larger customer outages
and customers who have been without power the longest 
BALTIMORE, Nov. 1, 2012 - Baltimore Gas and Electric Company
(BGE) today announced that it remains committed to completing
the restoration of approximately 700 customers still without
electricity following Hurricane Sandy. With the vast majority of
main lines repaired, the company is continuing to focus efforts
on the smaller lines that serve homes and businesses. Going
forward, BGE will conduct inspections in order to ensure the
integrity and overall reliability of the electric system.  Among
other things, BGE will address trees damaged by this destructive
weather system and that could cause future outages. 
“BGE is approaching full restoration of electric service to its
customers following Hurricane Sandy and remains confident that
the vast majority of customers will be restored tonight,” said
Jeannette M. Mills, vice president and chief customer officer
for BGE. “While some scattered outages may continue into the
weekend in areas that have sustained significant damage, we’re
also experiencing new outages unrelated to Hurricane Sandy.
While we will continue to work diligently to restore all of our
customers, priority will be given to the larger customer outages
and customers who have been without power the longest. If you
are experiencing a new outage, or see a downed wire, please call
877-778-2222 to report it.” 
BGE’s tremendous progress could not be possible without the more
than 5,600 employees, contractors and out-of-state linemen, tree
personnel and support staff, who committed their time and
efforts to restoring service as quickly and safely as possible.
BGE thanks the more than 1,900 out-of-state and contract
linemen, tree personnel and support staff who traveled from
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana,
Mississippi, Missouri, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Carolina,
Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas and aided our restoration efforts.
BGE’s sister utility, ComEd, an Exelon company based in Chicago,
has also provided support to the company’s preparation and
restoration efforts. 
Customers can learn more about where our crews will be and when,
by visiting bge.com to review a list of work areas. We do
caution our customers that this is not a fully inclusive list.
Restoration updates can also be found on BGE’s social media
sites Twitter and Facebook. 
Customers are reminded to stay away from downed wires and never
touch or try to move a wire of any type, as well as be observant
for caution tape, safety cones, rope or other equipment that may
be blocking a downed wire or other hazard.  Never attempt to
cross a taped or guarded area, and obey the instructions of
public safety officials who may be safeguarding an area.
Customers are urged to report downed wires, as well as power
outages, by calling 1.877.778.2222. 
Customers should continue to visit BGE’s online Storm Center for
important storm safety information.  As a reminder, BGE
customers who may be elderly, disabled or dependent on
electricity for medical equipment, should always have alternate
arrangements in place should they experience an extended power
outage. 
BGE, headquartered in Baltimore, is Maryland’s largest gas and
electric utility, delivering power to more than 1.2 million
electric customers and more than 650,000 natural gas customers
in central Maryland. The company’s approximately 3,400 employees
are committed to the safe and reliable delivery of gas and
electricity, as well as enhanced energy management,
conservation, environmental stewardship and community
assistance. BGE is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE:
EXC), the nation’s leading competitive energy provider with
approximately $33 billion in annual revenues.  Like us on
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Rachael L. Lighty
BGE Corporate Communications, Marketing & Community Relations
2 Center Plaza, 110 W. Fayette Street
Baltimore, Md. 21201
E-mail: rachael.lighty@bge.com
Media Inquiries: 410-470-7433 
(sgp) NY 
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