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.

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  • 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

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