Category: City Spotlight

City Spotlight: Newark, N.J.

Newark and its surrounding region in New Jersey are connected to the high-voltage grid through Public Service Electric and Gas, which was a founding member of PJM in 1927. Population of Newark, N.J.: 280,579* Total PSE&G customers in New Jersey:…

City Spotlight: Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne and its surrounding region in Indiana are connected to the high-voltage grid through Indiana Michigan Power, a unit of American Electric Power, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in 2004. Population of Fort Wayne: 258,522 Total Indiana Michigan…

Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore and its surrounding region in central Maryland are connected to the high-voltage grid through Baltimore Gas & Electric Company, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in 1956. Population of Baltimore: 622,271* Total BGE customers: Approx. 1.25 million** Total amount…

Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland is connected to the high-voltage grid through the municipal Cleveland Public Power as well as the Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, which is part of FirstEnergy in its American Transmission Systems, Inc. territory. Cleveland Public Power and ATSI were integrated…

Charleston, W.Va.

Charleston, W.Va., is connected to the high-voltage grid through American Electric Power, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in 2004. Charleston is within AEP’s Appalachian Power service territory, which serves parts of West Virginia and Virginia. Population of Charleston, W.Va.:…

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., and its Maryland suburbs are connected to the high-voltage grid through Pepco, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in 1965. Population of Washington, D.C.: 658,893* Total Pepco customers: 815,000** Total Pepco population served: 2.2 million** Total amount of…

Richmond, Va.

Richmond is connected to the high-voltage grid through Dominion Virginia Power, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in 2005. Population of Richmond: 217,853* Total Dominion Virginia Power customers in the City of Richmond: 105,560** Total Dominion Virginia Power customers in…

Wilmington, DE

Wilmington is connected to the high-voltage grid through Delmarva Power, which also serves customers throughout the Delmarva Peninsula and was integrated into PJM’s operations in 1981. Population of Wilmington: 71,817* Total Delmarva Power customers in Delaware: 305,000** Total amount of…

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia and its surrounding Pennsylvania counties are connected to the high-voltage grid through PECO Energy, which was a founding member of PJM in 1927. Population of Philadelphia: 1,560,297* Total PECO Energy customers (Philadelphia and surrounding Pennsylvania counties): 1.6 million** Total…

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Atlantic City and its surrounding counties in southern New Jersey are connected to the high-voltage grid through Atlantic City Electric, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in 1981. Permanent Population of Atlantic City: 39,551* Population of Atlantic County: 275,862* Total…