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.
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.
Weekly snowstorms are creating major headaches across the Tri-State area and things are likely to get worse before they get better.
Power was restored to Con Ed customers in the Dyker Heights section of Brooklyn following a brief outage on Saturday afternoon.
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.
A power outage prompted the evacuation of about 100 guests at a Times Square hotel late Sunday afternoon.
An estimated 12,000 customers were without power in New Jersey Monday afternoon after a transformer blew up.
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.
Power has been restored to 20,000 customers in northern New Jersey, leaving about 4,000 in the dark, PSE&G said Thursday evening.
The lawsuit was brought by about a million angry customers who were without power for weeks in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.
The NFL huddled with PSE&G Thursday on the plan to supply electricity to MetLife Stadium for Super Bowl XLVIII in February.
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.
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.
The line the MTA was counting on failed just outside what was called the freeze pit.
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.