For Immediate Release
PHILADELPHIA (March 16, 2018) – In celebration of Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day on March 18, 2018, PECO honors the employees who work tirelessly, day-in and day-out, to serve natural gas customers across southeastern Pennsylvania. They respond 24 hours a day, seven days a week, on weekends and holidays, and in challenging conditions to keep the gas flowing for customers.
"Our natural gas employees work tirelessly to provide safe and reliable service to our customers,” said Ron Bradley, vice president of Gas Operations. "We are truly appreciative and thankful for their unwavering commitment, no matter what challenges they may face."
This is the third year Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day is being celebrated across the country. This nationwide event is intended to build public awareness about the hard work done by the employees of natural gas utilities. Just as it does with National Lineworker Appreciation Day each July, PECO takes this opportunity to recognize all of its employees for their hard work and dedication throughout the year.
PECO joins the American Gas Association and natural gas utility companies across the nation, including Exelon sister utilities BGE and Delmarva Power, in honoring natural gas workers.
PECO, founded in 1881, is Pennsylvania's largest electric and natural gas utility. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PECO delivers energy to more than 1.6 million electric customers and more than 516,000 natural gas customers in southeastern, Pennsylvania. The company's 2,500 employees are dedicated to the safe and reliable delivery of electricity and natural gas as well as enhanced energy management conservation, environmental stewardship and community assistance. PECO was named 2017 Best Mid-size Employer in Philadelphia by Forbes Magazine. The company also has an estimated annual economic impact of $4.3 billion in Pennsylvania, supporting more than 8,700 local jobs and producing $732 million in labor income. PECO is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), the nation's only Fortune 100 utility and leading competitive energy provider. For more information visit
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