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Despite Overwhelming Opposition, Maryland Commission Approves Exelon-Pepco-Delmarva Power Merger


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Despite Overwhelming Opposition, Maryland Commission Approves Exelon-Pepco-Delmarva Power Merger

WASHINGTON - Today, the Maryland Public Service Commission approved Exelon Corporation’s request to acquire Potomac Electric Power Company and Delmarva Power & Light (Pepco). The Commissioners, charged with regulating public utilities in Maryland, approved the merger despite opposition from the Office of People’s Counsel, the State of Maryland and the Commission’s own Staff, as well as numerous environmental, business and consumer advocates.

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