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Exelon utilities consists of 3 independent companies: 1) PECO 2) ComEd 3) BGE. As part of performance management and safety, Exelon monitors and tracks information about vehicle accidents from its fleet. The following two datapoints are tracked:

1) Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVA): Unplanned events in which the first harmful event involves a motor vehicle in motion coming in contact with another motor vehicle, other property, person(s) or animal(s). It’s measured by number of accidents per million miles driven.

2) Responsible Vehicle Accidents (RVA): Accidents in which the driver failed to do everything that reasonably could have been done to avoid the collision. Also measured by number of accidents per million miles driven.

Below is a table of 2013 rates for the 3 companies:


Year - 2013

BGE - 6.75

ComEd - 6.97

PECO - 15.75


Year - 2013

BGE - 2.34

ComEd - 2.39

PECO - 3.46

The PECO fleet operates in the Philadelphia metro area, BGE operates in the Baltimore area, and ComEd operates in the Chicago area. Exelon fleet routes include urban, suburban, and rural routes.


Propose a solution (technical or non-technical) to reduce the MVA rate for all 3 companies. Please specify the following:

1) A detailed description of your solution, and how it would be implemented

2) Any new technology Exelon would have to invest in

3) Costs associated with the solution

4) Thoughts on cost savings and ROI after the solution was implemented

**NOTE - Solutions should either be a written proposal, or powerpoint presentation

Optional: Feel free to include images, video, or diagrams supporting the feasibility of your solution.

Criteria: Solutions should not include the purchasing of brand new vehicles to address the issue.

Additional Information: This challenge comes from the Exelon Emerging Technologies Group in partnership with Exelon Utilities. Exelon Emerging Technologies focuses on fostering innovation and bringing new technology to all companies that operate under the Exelon umbrella.

    Submissions will be graded on the following criteria:
  • Meets Deliverables
  • Creativity
  • Clarity
Reward Tiers
5 Winners
will receive $150 each
5 Honorable Mentions
will receive $50 each
$150.00 T Iowa State University of Science and Technology
$150.00 Square pic 60 1052 University of New Mexico
$150.00 Square pic 60 64027 849861369099 8204293 n West Virginia University
$150.00 S Saint Joseph's University
$150.00 B Boston University
$50.00 P Colorado State University
$50.00 Square pic 60 screen shot 2014 06 08 at 11.10.11 pm Mount Holyoke College
$50.00 Square pic 60 picture of me Pennsylvania State University
$50.00 Square pic 60 1504958 10152149042195073 146007002 n University of Florida
$50.00 R Boise State University
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