As temperatures drop to the freezing mark, Delaware Electric Cooperative and Choptank Electric Cooperative have issued Beat the Peak alerts for Wednesday evening and Thursday morning.
The hours are as follows:
Wed. Nov. 18th, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thur. Nov. 19th, 6:00a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
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.