About 300 residents located on or near Alderfer Road in Lower Salford will be affected by a PECO Energy planned power outage now re-scheduled for June 10. It was postponed from May 27-28.
A Tuesday afternoon accident at North Keim and Wilson streets in Pottstown significantly damaged two involved vehicles, smashed a utility pole and brought down power lines, but no one was injured.
Since last June western Montgomery County utility provider PECO Energy has participated in a program that successfully places trained adults with disabilities, including autism, in critical jobs.
The two western Montgomery County boroughs are among 19 municipalities named Wednesday to share $150,000 in PECO Energy funding for a variety of open space and sustainability projects.
About 50 PECO Energy customers reportedly remained without electricity for most of Monday, as the utility company worked to meet its own 10 p.m. deadline to repair damage from Friday's underground fire.
PECO crews worked all weekend to fix its Pottstown underground electrical system following Friday's transformer explosion. Parts of East High and Hanover streets were closed. They could re-open Monday.
The cause of an underground transformer explosion and fire Friday morning in downtown Pottstown has yet to be announced by PECO Energy and fire officials. A shelter-in-place order was lifted.
PECO, the electrical and natural gas utility that serves portions of western Montgomery County, said Tuesday it reduced the number of customer power outages and their length during 2020.