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Potomac Edison urges customers to conserve electricity

December 26th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The operator of the mid-Atlantic’s electricity grid has called on people to conserve electricity as the region continues to deal with weather-related outages and freezing temperatures. Potomac Edison said PJM Interconnection made the request because of high demand because of cold temperatures. PJM operates the electricity grid for about 65 million people in 13 states and the District of Columbia. Many area residents spent Christmas  without electricity after snow Thursday was followed by high winds, including more than 300 Potomac Edison customers in Allegany County; 275 in Garrett; 400 in Hampshire; 195 in Mineral; 150 in Grant and 200 in Hardy.