ComEd accepting power outage reports via text

January 7, 2012 8:35:09 AM PST
The next time ComEd customers experience a power outage, help might be just a text away.

ComEd is offering a free text messaging program to report outages. All customers have to do is text the word "out" to 26633 to report an outage.

ComEd will text back a series of messages to let you know the company is aware of the outage . and is working to restore power.

To sign up, customers need to enter their account number online at