DEC & Choptank Issue ‘Beat The Peak’ Alerts

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As temperatures drop, Delaware Electric Cooperative has issued a Beat the Peak for Monday evening from 6 to 8pm and Tuesday morning from 6 to 8am.

Choptank Electric Cooperative has issued a Beat the Peak for Monday evening from 6 to 8pm.

During these times Co-op members are asked to conserve electricity usage during expected times of high demand for electricity and energy is more expensive for the Co-ops to purchase. Possible steps include turning the thermostat down a few degrees, turning off unnecessary lights and delaying the use of appliances such as washers, dryers and dishwashers.