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Broadcast copper at the 103rd floor of the Empire State Building - April 30, 2013 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Con Edison Launches Program To Combat Copper Theft

Con Edison has launched a program aimed at deterring copper wire thefts and protecting its equipment.

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Crews on the scene of a manhole fire in Queens on June 19, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Service Restored After Manhole, Power Line Fires Knock Out Power For Hundreds In Queens

Officials said an underground cable caught fire, triggering manhole explosions and fires on some overhead power lines around 6 a.m. at 95th Avenue near 96th Street in Ozone Park.

06/19/2014

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Service Briefly Disrupted Across Entire NYC Subway System Due To Power Dip

At around 9:45 a.m., Con Ed said it experienced a “system voltage dip,” similar to a brownout.

06/18/2014

East Harlem Explosion

Reports Of Gas Leaks On The Rise In Wake Of Fatal East Harlem Blast

Residents living near a pair of East Harlem buildings claim that they smelled gas in the area the night before a deadly explosion.

03/15/2014

Gas Odor

Experts: If You Smell Gas, Report It Right Away

Experts have advice on how to deal with the smell of gas and the threat of a leak, whether you live in an apartment building or a private home.

03/13/2014

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Westchester Residents Face Higher Gas, Electric Bills

The utilities have not increased the costs. Rather, natural gas is a commodity and in this frigid winter, the wholesale price of natural gas has hit record levels.

02/26/2014

A Con Edison truck (credit: Getty Images)

Ongoing Utility Problems Leave Brooklyn Residents Feeling Powerless

Utility problems following last week’s big snowstorm have left a Brooklyn couple feeling powerless.

02/16/2014

A Con Edison truck (credit: Getty Images)

Power Restored To Thousands Of Con Ed Customers Following Brief Outage In Brooklyn

Power was restored to Con Ed customers in the Dyker Heights section of Brooklyn following a brief outage on Saturday afternoon.

02/15/2014

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Winter Utility Bills Soaring For Some Con Ed Customers

The unusually cold temperatures means some Con Ed customers are paying an average of 15 to 20 percent more this year than last to heat their homes and keep the lights on.

02/10/2014

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Con Ed Customers Asked To Conserve Power In West Harlem

Residents of West Harlem were asked to conserve energy Wednesday evening due to weather-related problems with electrical cables.

02/05/2014

FILE - An electric work crew works on overhead lines on November 4, 2012 in Stony Brook, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Customers In New Jersey, Staten Island Lose Power During Storm

Almost 2,000 customers were without power on Staten Island Tuesday, as a snowstorm clobbered the area.

01/21/2014

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Con Edison Sets New Winter Records For Gas, Electric Usage

The extreme cold in recent days has led to a new winter one-day record for national gas and electric service use by Con Edison customers.

01/08/2014

Atticus Finch was zapped twice by stray voltage on a block in the East Village. It took Con Edison a few days to correct the issue after it was detected. (credit: CBS 2)

Dogs Zapped By Stray Voltage In East Village

Atticus Finch, a 2-year-old Russian Wolfhound, is more cautious than usual these days after he was struck with an electrical current twice over the weekend.

12/24/2013

Con Edison worker in Borough Park (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Data: Con Ed 2012 Rates Highest Of Any Major U.S. Utility

The data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows that Con Ed’s 2.1 million residential customers in New York City and Westchester County paid an average of 25 cents per kilowatt hour in 2012.

11/12/2013

SoHo Manhole Fires

Outages, Evacuations After Manhole Fires Erupt In SoHo

Flames erupted in several manholes late Monday afternoon along Broadway in SoHo.

11/04/2013

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