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Transformers, voltage regulators, cable, wire and utility poles are among the materials that area electrical power companies are readying to confront any power outages caused by the anticipated winter storm Wednesday night into Thursday.
Dozens of local contractors experienced a white Christmas -- just not the kind they probably dreamed about.
If you can buy it, you can haggle over it and save. Consumer Reports offers some tips how to negotiate for services and big purchases.
With severe storms threatening to roll into the area Wednesday, weather forecasters are playing key roles at area utility companies.
The Maryland House of Delegates has postponed debate on amendments to an offshore wind measure that would require utilities to buy renewable energy credits.
Pepco will not meet its target for the end of 2012 for completing installation of smart meters in Maryland.
D.C. offers an app aimed at making the Public Service Commission more transparent. In Maryland, there's a website that lets you comparison shop for electric suppliers.
Pepco spokesman Marcus Beal says the utility company is pursuing a reliability improvement plan, which includes replacing older equipment, trimming trees and moving selected lines underground.
A video of Washington Gas crew members repairing damage after a giant tree fell on top of a home on Quebec Street NW in Washington D.C.