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Toyota & Pepco Team Up to Research Vehicle-to-Grid Technology in Maryland

This collaborative effort aims to research sustainable energy solutions and provide local energy grid resilience PLANO, Texas and WASHINGTON, D.C. — Toyota Motor North America (Toyota) and local energy utility Pepco are working together on vehicle-to-grid (V2G) research for battery electric vehicles (BEVs) using a Toyota bZ4X. This collaborative effort … [continued]

Don’t Take The Bait: Exelon’s Ambitions Go Beyond DC’s Power — Episode 28 Of Local…

Originally published on In April 2014, Exelon, the nation’s largest nuclear power generator, made a $6.8 billion offer for Washington, DC–based Pepco. Exelon — which already owns Illinois ComEd and Baltimore G&E — would become the largest electric utility in the country, with nearly 10 million customers. Shareholders, federal regulators, … [continued]

The Pepco-Exelon Merger Battle: 5 Lessons Learned

Originally published on RMI Outlet. By Rachel Gold One of the biggest news stories in energy last week came from the “51st state,” where regulators finally approved Exelon and Pepco’s $6.8 billion merger proposal. This ends nearly two years of highly contentious hearings and creates the largest utility in the … [continued]

Don’t Take The Bait: Exelon’s Feeding Frenzy Won’t Stop With Pepco

Exelon, a monopoly electric utility and the nation’s largest nuclear power generator, made a $6.8 billion offer to purchase Pepco, Washington D.C.’s electric utility, in April of 2014. Since then, they have swarmed across Pepco’s service area, getting the approval of federal regulators, state utility commissions, and shareholders. Washington D.C.’s Public Service Commission … [continued]