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Con Edison crews working on a street in New York City. (credit: CBS2)

More Pressure On The Power Grid As Temperatures Again Soar Across Tri-State

Temperatures soared into the 90s again Wednesday, putting incredible demand on the power grid and leaving some sweating in dark rooms.

07/29/2015

Spring Creek Brooklyn formerly Starrett City (Wikimedia Commons)

Power Outage Hits Spring Creek Towers In Brooklyn

Spring Creek Towers comprises 46 buildings and 5,881 residential units. Some 15,000 people live there.

04/20/2015

Con Edison crews work to restore power to buildings on 30th Street between 8th and 9th avenues in Chelsea on Feb. 20, 2015. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Power Outage Strikes Part Of Chelsea

Con Edison spokesman Sidney Alvarez says several crews are responding to the affected buildings on 30th Street between 8th and 9th avenues.

02/20/2015

A utility pole was ripped down when a wire got snagged by a truck in Lyndhurst, N.J. on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Truck Pulls Down Icy Electrical Wire In Lyndhurst, N.J.; Residents Lose Power

Numerous residents of Lyndhurst, New Jersey were expected to be without power until Tuesday, after a truck accidentally pulled down an overhead wire and led four utility poles to snap.

02/02/2015

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Electrical Fires Cause Manholes To Pop Off In Red Bank

JCP&L said underground electrical fires caused multiple manhole covers to pop off on Sunday.

01/04/2015

An estimated 10,000 customers in Jersey City lost power on the evening of Friday, Dec. 12. (Credit: SJO)

Raccoon To Blame For Jersey City Power Outage, PATH Shutdown

A raccoon caused an outage Friday evening that cut power to more than 10,000 customers in Jersey City, and shut down much of the service on the PATH Train system for about an hour and a half.

12/12/2014

A blackout affected the entire Spring Creek Towers complex in Brooklyn on Wednesday, Dec. 10. (Credit: KYBO LOSO)

Spring Creek Towers Complex Loses Power; More Than 1,000 Apartments In The Dark

The sprawling Spring Creek Towers apartment complex in East New York, Brooklyn lost power Wednesday evening.

12/10/2014

Power Lines (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

1,400 Customers In Woodbridge, N.J. Lose Power After Transformer Fire

A transformer failure cut power to 1,400 customers Wednesday in Woodbridge, New Jersey.

11/05/2014

Power was cut to multiple residential buildings on Kent Avenue in Williamsburg on Friday, Oct. 10. (Credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Multiple Residential Buildings Lose Power In Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Power went out Friday afternoon at four buildings in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, as a result of what was believed to be a smoking manhole.

10/10/2014

FDNY personnel on the scene of a power outage at Rochdale Village in Jamaica, Queens on Oct. 1, 2014. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS 2)

FDNY: 54 Workers Removed From Scaffolding After Power Outage Hits Rochdale Village In Jamaica

A power outage has impacted numerous buildings there, some of which are under construction.

10/01/2014

Customers wait in line for refunds at Six Flags Great Adventure after a power outage Sept. 14, 2014.  (credit: Neal Merchant)

Six Flags Great Adventure Riders Briefly Stuck After Power Goes Out

Officials said a faulty transformer caused the outage at the park in Jackson Township.

09/14/2014

New Haven line commuters wait for a train. (credit: CBS 2)

Metro-North To Begin Work To Increase Power Supply For New Haven Line

The railroad has been beefing up its power supply system since a Con Ed feeder cable blew out in Mount Vernon late last September. Service came to a screeching halt on the New Haven line for nearly two weeks.

04/18/2014

Gov. Dannel Malloy powers up state's first microgrid at Wesleyan University, March 6, 2014. (credit: Flickr/Gov. Malloy Office)

Gov. Malloy Helps Power Up State’s First Microgrid At Wesleyan

Microgrids are a means of providing power when storms knock out electricity to entire communities. Microgrids are fueled by natural gas and will provide hubs of power where they’re built.

03/06/2014

A Con Edison truck (credit: Getty Images)

From Potholes To Power Outages: Winter Weather Takes Toll On Tri-State Area

Weekly snowstorms are creating major headaches across the Tri-State area and things are likely to get worse before they get better.

02/17/2014

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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