Pepco has taken essential steps to ready the local energy grid to provide customers with safe and reliable energy service this winter. Just as Pepco prepares, customers should also prepare. Assemble an emergency storm kit. Include battery-powered radio or TV, flashlight, a first-aid kit, battery-powered or windup clock, extra batteries, special needs items, medications, multi-purpose tools, cell phones with chargers, and a list of important and emergency phone numbers. Apply insulation, caulking, and weather stripping around your home to keep out the cold. Have a supply of bottled water and easy-to-prepare, non-perishable foods available. Keep a flashlight with fresh batteries … Continue reading PEPCO WINTER PREPAREDNESS TIPS