PECO to Power The Philadelphia Orchestra with Wind
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Concertgoers Willing to Brave the Weather to Receive Valuable Energy Saving Information --(Business Wire)-- PECO: -0- *T WHO: Concertgoers willing to brave the weather WHAT: PECO Power Hour program offering 100 concertgoers discounted tickets to The Philadelphia Orchestra performance. Additionally, during this event, PECO employees will hand out 100 energy saving kits and will provide valuable energy saving tips and information. WHERE: The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts WHEN: Feb. 22, 11:30 a.m. *T Additional Information: Concertgoers willing to brave the weather tomorrow afternoon will not only see a wonderful performance by The Philadelphia Orchestra, they will receive valuable energy saving information from PECO. The Philadelphia Orchestra is going green tomorrow by powering their afternoon performance, An Alpine Symphony, with 100 percent wind energy from PECO Wind. The performance will begin at 2 p.m. in Verizon Hall at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Prior to the show, the first 100 concertgoers who participate in the PECO Power Hour program will receive an energy efficiency kit, compliments of PECO. The kit will include a compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL), an energy efficient nightlight, energy efficiency brochure and calendar, and a $1 off coupon to the PECO Cafe, located in the Kimmel Center lobby. The PECO Power Hour program provides 100 discount tickets to select Philadelphia Orchestra performances. The first 100 people to purchase tickets at the Kimmel Center Box Office between 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. tomorrow will receive their ticket for $10. PECO representatives will be on hand prior to and during the concert to provide concertgoers with energy efficiency tips and information to help them save energy and money on their bill. Based in Philadelphia, PECO is an electric and natural gas utility subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC). PECO serves 1.6 million electric and 480,000 natural gas customers in southeastern Pennsylvania and employs about 2,500 people in the region. PECO delivered 78.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas and 39.9 billion kilowatt-hours-hours of electricity in 2007. Founded in 1881, PECO is one of the Greater Philadelphia Region's most active corporate citizens, providing leadership, volunteer and financial support to numerous arts and culture, education, environmental, economic development and community programs and organizations. PECO Ben Armstrong, 215-841-4137 or The Philadelphia Orchestra Lauren Saul, 215-875-7657 Copyright Business Wire 2008
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