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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

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

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