Potomac Edison says it’s spending $55 million this year to upgrade its electrical system in western Maryland and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.
The Maryland Public Service Commission says it’s investigating complaints that Potomac Edison overbilled some western Maryland electricity customers by failing to read their meters as often as required.
Potomac Edison says it has restored power to more than 1,000 customers in western Maryland after snow and strong wind gusts caused power outages earlier this weekend.
Potomac Edison says about 3,200 homes and businesses in Garrett County are still without power a week after Superstorm Sandy dumped up to 2 1/2 feet of snow in the far western Maryland mountains.
Potomac Edison says 72,700 of its 251,000 customers lost power during the summer storms that knocked out power to more than a million in Maryland.
Western Maryland electric utility Potomac Edison says it’s addressing complaints about the timeliness of its meter reading.
A Frederick County judge is affirming a decision blocking a key component of a proposed multistate power line.
Potomac Edison says more than 34,000 customers in western Maryland were without power at one point during October’s snowstorm.
A Potomac Edison spokesman says it could be Wednesday before power is restored to all customers in western Maryland affected by this weekend’s winter storm.
The city of Frederick says it’s opening a cooling center to help residents cope with the hot weather.