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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

About 24,000 PSE&G customers lost power on Nov. 21, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Power Restored To 40,000 PSE&G Customers In New Jersey

Power has been restored to more than 40,000 New Jersey customers who were left in the dark briefly on the evening of New Year’s Eve.

12/31/2013

Con Edison Workers

Times Square Hotel Evacuated Due To Power Outage

A power outage prompted the evacuation of about 100 guests at a Times Square hotel late Sunday afternoon.

12/22/2013

New Jersey Outage

Transformer Explosion Knocks Out Power In Northern N.J.

An estimated 12,000 customers were without power in New Jersey Monday afternoon after a transformer blew up.

12/16/2013

PSE&G crews install new utility poles and power lines in Ridgewood, NJ. (file/credit CBS 2)

Power Restored To Most PSE&G Customers In Bergen County

A transformer exploded in Fort Lee around 6 p.m. As a result, PSE&G said they had to cut power to customers in Fort Lee and Cliffside Park.

12/13/2013

About 24,000 PSE&G customers lost power on Nov. 21, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Power Restored To All Customers In Northern New Jersey

Power has been restored to 20,000 customers in northern New Jersey, leaving about 4,000 in the dark, PSE&G said Thursday evening.

11/21/2013

A worker repairs electrical lines as Long Islanders continue their clean up efforts in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on November 9, 2012 in Plainview, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

LIPA In Court To Try To Get Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed

The lawsuit was brought by about a million angry customers who were without power for weeks in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.

11/15/2013

MetLife Stadium exterior (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

NFL ‘Convinced’ Lights Will Stay On At MetLife Stadium For Super Bowl XLVIII

The NFL huddled with PSE&G Thursday on the plan to supply electricity to MetLife Stadium for Super Bowl XLVIII in February.

11/14/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo giving Sandy update on Thursday, November 1, 2012. (credit: Governor's Office via Flickr.com)

Gov. Cuomo Directs Flags To Fly At Half-Staff In Honor Of Those Killed By Superstorm Sandy

Cuomo also called for a moment of silence to be held at 8 p.m., which is when the massive storm surge is estimated to have roared ashore.

10/28/2013

Metro-North Train

Full Service On Metro-North New Haven Line Set To Resume Monday Morning

Crews were preparing this weekend for the full resumption of service on the Metro-North New Haven Line, nearly two weeks after a power meltdown caused a major service disruption.

10/05/2013

Commuters wait on the platform at Metro-North's Stamford station, Oct. 1, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

MTA Board Approves Credit For Weekly, Monthly New Haven Line Ticket Holders

The line the MTA was counting on failed just outside what was called the freeze pit.

10/01/2013

An empty D train sits at the 81st Street station on Sept. 13, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

A, B, C & D Subway Lines Experience 2nd Power Outage In Less Than 24 Hours

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said it had to stop some trains on the A, B, C, and D lines after a power outage at 81st Street on Manhattan’s West Side impacted subway signals.

09/13/2013

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