Pepco Holdings Inc was incorporated in Delaware in 2001, for the purpose of effecting the acquisition of Conectiv by Potomac Electric Power Company. Pepco Holdings, Inc. is a public utility holding Company that, through its operating subsidiaries, is engaged in two principal business operations: electricity and natural gas delivery, and competitive energy generation, marketing and supply. Pepco is engaged in the transmission and distribution of electricity in Washington, D.C. and portions of Prince George's and Montgomery Counties in suburban Maryland. Pepco was incorporated in Washington, D.C. in 1896 and became a domestic Virginia corporation in 1949. PHI, through its subsidiaries, is subject to regulation by various federal, regional, state, and local authorities with respect to the environmental effects of its operations, including air and water quality control, solid and hazardous waste disposal, and limitations on land use. Pepco Energy Services sells retail electricity and natural gas and provides integrated energy management services in the mid-Atlantic region, and its subsidiaries own and operate generation plants located in PJM. Pepco Energy Services also provides high voltage construction and maintenance services to utilities and other customers throughout the United States and low voltage electric and telecommunication construction and maintenance services in the Washington, D.C. area. PHI's business is to remain a regional diversified energy delivery utility and competitive energy services Company focused on value creation and operational excellence.