Utility Pole Installation Taking An Expensive Toll On Owners Of Sandy-Damaged Homes In NJCBS2’s Christine Sloan spoke to one family who said a pole problem is taking a toll on them.
Electrical Fires Cause Manholes To Pop Off In Red BankJCP&L said underground electrical fires caused multiple manhole covers to pop off on Sunday.
Six Flags Great Adventure Riders Briefly Stuck After Power Goes OutOfficials said a faulty transformer caused the outage at the park in Jackson Township.
NJ Homeowner Says JCP&L Forcing Him To Pay For New Utility PoleA New York psychologist has been told he can't move into his rebuilt Jersey Shore home until he pays to replace a utility pole that costs tens of thousands of dollars.
Rate Hikes Brewing For 1 Million JCP&L Customers To Help Cover Storm-Related CostsJersey Central Power & Light, New Jersey's second-largest utility company, has been given tentative permission to raise customers' bills to pay the costs it incurred to restore power following the storms in 2011 and 2012.
Utilities Starting To Worry About Power Demand, Urge ConservationAir conditioners have been working overtime this week to keep homes cool during the Tri-State Area's latest blistering heat wave, but all that power is putting major stress on the grid.
JCP&L Asks State For 4.5 Percent Rate Hike To Pay For Sandy Recovery The request filed Friday with the Board of Public Utilities includes a 1.5 percent increase requested in November.
NJ Utilities Get Blasted At Senate Hearing For Sandy Response Board of Public Utilities President Bob Hanna said the utilities needed better methods of telling customers when their power will be restored.
Power Companies To Customers With Big Post-Sandy Bills: Read Your Own MetersPower customers across the Tri-State Area were thoroughly displeased after getting huge bills for estimated usage this month despite losing power, and then being asked to read their own meters to correct the situation.
First Of Several Hearings Held On Jersey Shore Rebuilding, Recovery NeedsAt a hearing before the state Senate Budget Committee Monday, local emergency management officials and mayors testified about their storm recovery needs to ensure they are up and running for high season.
JCP&L: All But 24 Customers Hit By Sandy On Mainland Have Power BackThe utility said as of 11 p.m. Sunday, all but 24 customers affected by Superstorm Sandy had had their power restored.
Anger Boiling Over: Nearly 1 Million Still Without Power In Tri-StateTuesday was day eight for many living without power. Those lucky enough to have generators used them sparingly while others were boiling water to try and stay warm.