Connecticut Light and Power

Sal Mazzaro shows off his utility bill - Lynbrook, NY - Jul 7, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

CL&P Customers Could See Rate Hike As Infrastructure Project Continues

CL&P has not had a rate hike in four years. The utility is asking for $231.5 million.

05/12/2014

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Report: Greenwich Officials Probe CL&P On Possibility Of Underground Power Lines

Mitch Gross, a spokesman for the utility, said it’s reviewing the four locations to determine if reliability would be improved. He says burying cables would require much more than digging a trench.

02/24/2013

Power lines down from Sandy, Oct. 30, 2012 (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

About 1.5 Million Still Without Power In New York Metro Area

A total of about 1.5 million power customers in the Tri-State area remained without power Sunday night, as relief and recovery efforts from Superstorm Sandy continued.

CBS New York–11/04/2012

Con Edison employees monitor the drainage of water being pumped out of Seven World Trade Center, caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Millions Of Tri-State Customers Remain Without Power Following Superstorm Sandy

More than 4 million customers served by Con Edison, LIPA, PSEG, JCP&L, Connecticut Light and Power, Orange & Rockland, and NYSEG were without power as of late Tuesday night.

10/30/2012

Power Lines Spark In Queens

Millions Without Power; Con Ed Cuts Service To 6,500

s Superstorm Sandy raged, nearly 2.7 million customers in the New York City metro area were without power Monday night – a number nearly equivalent to the entire population of the city of Chicago.

CBS New York–10/29/2012

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file/credit: Governor's Office)

Connecticut Officials Prepare For ‘Catastrophic’ Weather Event

Gov. Malloy has again urged shoreline residents to heed his evacuation order. He declared a state of emergency on Saturday. Malloy said Sandy is forecast to cause more flooding damage than the state saw in the devastating hurricane of 1938.

10/28/2012

A rare October snowstorm caused power outages all over the tri state area. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Credit Deadline Approaching For Connecticut Utility Customers Who Lost Power In October Storm

Customers of Connecticut Light & Power, the state’s largest electric utility, are running out of time to apply for a credit to help compensate them for lengthy power outages following the freak October snowstorm.

01/29/2012

Connecticut Power Outage (credit: CBS 2)

Conn. Residents Could Expect Power Rate Hike After Rare October Storm Leaves Many In The Dark

The nearly 900,000 residents without power may be facing power hikes after utility agency Connecticut Light and Power said they expect the price tag for fixing the outages to be around $100 million.

11/12/2011

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CL&P Now Hopes To Restore Power To All By Wednesday

“Many have been cold and many more have been inconvenienced,” Gov. Dan Malloy said. “This should not have happened and my job is to find out why it did and to make sure it does not happen again.”

11/07/2011

People walk through the snow in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan on October 29, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

States Of Emergency Declared As Rare October Winter Storm Slams Tri-State

Snow started falling late Saturday morning in parts of the Tri-state area, including in New York City and New Jersey as part of a storm that could dump anywhere from a dusting to up to 10 inches of snow throughout the region.

10/29/2011

Irene took out this electrical pole in Elmont, Nassau County, leaving many residents without power. (Photo by Facebook fan Kathy Yasenchak McManus)

Over 2 Million Customers Without Power As Irene Slams Tri-State

A Con Edison official said it shouldn’t take past Tuesday evening to restore power to the vast majority of its customers who lost it in Tropical Storm Irene.

08/28/2011

Power crews on Route 9 in Ossining (credit: Terry Sheridan/1010 WINS)

Thousands Lose Power After Storms Slam Tri-State Area

Thousands of people were left without power Saturday after storms slammed parts of the Tri-state area Friday night, knocking down trees and power lines.

07/30/2011