Pepco customers want more reliable electric service, but they’re not all convinced the company’s proposed merger with Chicago-based Exelon is the best way to get it. Pepco says the merger will result in fewer and shorter power outages in the Washington region. But critics say a merger could lead to higher rates and undercut local renewable energy efforts. We examine the energy industry at large and explore how this merger would affect local customers.

Guests

  • Abbe Milstein Founder, Powerupmontco
  • Jim Dinegar President and CEO, Greater Washington Board of Trade
  • Wendy Stark Deputy General Counsel, Pepco Holdings Inc.
  • Tyson Slocum Director, Public Citizen Energy Program

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Your Turn

Thursday, Jun 23 2016It's your turn to set the agenda and chat with Kojo about the local news affecting your life.