Chairman and CEO Kevin Burke said he was returning the $314,000 bonus he was awarded.
A manhole fire cut power to customers Tuesday afternoon in eastern Queens.
The worker was pulled out shortly after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday and is being treated for various injuries including hypothermia.
Competitors memorized arbitrary pieces of information about the order of playing cards, names and faces, poems, and lists of random numbers and words, according to event officials.
Connecticut’s two largest power companies had anticipated about 30 percent of their customers losing power, or roughly 400,000 homes and businesses.
A wind advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday for parts of New Jersey, New York City, Nassau County and parts of Connecticut. That means sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph or gusts of 46 to 57 mph through the afternoon hours.
Con Ed said it wants to spend $1 billion to protect critical equipment from storms. The first $400 million installment will mean a rate hike of 3 percent.
The Moreland Commission, appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo after LIPA, Con Edison and other utilities struggled to turn the lights back on after Sandy, has heard consumer outrage and now has a proposal to do something about it.
Tens of thousands of jobs have been lost in lower Manhattan at least temporarily, and thousands of people are still without power or phone service. It’s mostly an uninhabitable area, eight weeks after Hurricane Sandy.
The terminal was briefly closed and buses were halted as a precaution as Con Edison crews investigated.
Gusty winds and heavy rain were to intensify Friday morning before moving out by midday.
Officials slammed the Long Island Power Authority Tuesday for its performance in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, in a hearing by a commission exploring how those utilities might be restructured.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said New York City will work on upgrading building codes and evacuation-zone maps, hardening power and transportation networks and making sure hospitals are better prepared for storms.
A dangerous blast of steam stopped traffic Tuesday on the Upper East Side.
The South Street Seaport is one of the areas hammered by Sandy and now there are worries that the revitalization there has been seriously setback.