Avoid the Black Friday Lines and Give the PECO Smart Gift of Energy Instead
This Holiday Season
Make any PECO Customer’s day merry and bright!
PHILADELPHIA -- November 23, 2012
PECO customers should think twice about waiting in long Black Friday lines for
a polka-dot necktie or infamous blinking holiday sweater, and give the PECO
Smart Gift of Energy instead.
Launched today, PECO Smart Gift of Energy is a new program that allows anyone
to provide payment of any amount to any PECO customer’s electric or natural
gas account. It’s a gift that is warm and bright - literally!
“The PECO Smart Gift of Energy is a really great gift for anyone you know who
is struggling to pay their energy bills this winter,” said Patricia King,
manager of Support Services for PECO. “It’s a nice stocking stuffer for
college kids living on their own and a really thoughtful gift for those on a
The PECO Smart Gift of Energy gift amount will appear on a customer’s future
bill as a credit to the recipient’s PECO electric or natural gas account. Gift
giving is quick and easy. Customers can place a PECO Smart Gift of Energy
payment by calling 1-800-597-9514. Customers also can print out a special form
at www.peco.com/gift and mail it in with a check or money order with their
monthly PECO bill.
The recipient will be notified that they have received a gift credit. The
donor can choose to notify the recipient or remain anonymous.
Based in Philadelphia, PECO is an electric and natural gas utility subsidiary
of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC). PECO serves 1.6 million electric and
494,000 natural gas customers in southeastern Pennsylvania and employs about
2,400 people in the region. PECO delivered 82.1 billion cubic feet of natural
gas and 38.1 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity in 2011. Founded in 1881,
PECO is one of the Greater Philadelphia Region's most active corporate
citizens, providing leadership, volunteer and financial support to numerous
arts and culture, education, environmental, economic development and community
programs and organizations.
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via e-mail please send your e-mail address to
Ben Armstrong, 215-841-5555
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