SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Delmarva Power is asking customers in Delaware and Maryland to conserve energy as high temperatures are expected to push into the upper 90s in some areas.
The company issued a notice late Monday calling for customers to conserve power Tuesday. It will be a “peak savings day” for customers in Delaware. That means they will receive credits for saving power between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.READ MORE: Aunt Charged In Death Of 2 Children Whose Bodies Were Found During Essex Traffic Staff
Delmarva is asking all customers to save electricity by setting thermostats at 78 degrees, keeping window shades closed and by postponing use of high-energy appliances such as electric stoves, washing machines and dryers.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 500 New Cases Reported For Second Consecutive Day
For customers who participate in Delmarva Power’s Energy Wise Rewards program, the utility will cycle their air conditioners off and on for short intervals between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.MORE NEWS: Howard County Schools Will Require Masks For Students, Staff And Visitors
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