Power Companies

Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: Getty Images)

Sen. Charles Schumer: End Power Companies’ Veto Rights On Security Measures

Schumer is calling for the federal energy regulator and the Department of Homeland Security to draft tougher new security standards overseen by Congress that would end the industry’s veto rights.

02/16/2014

Hurricane Sandy power problems

Power Companies To Customers With Big Post-Sandy Bills: Read Your Own Meters

Power 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.

11/28/2012

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Power Companies Urge Safety Precautions As Hurricane Sandy Approaches

New York City area power companies have issued warnings to heed safety precautions as the Hurricane Sandy “Frankenstorm” approaches.

CBS New York–10/27/2012