Temperatures soared into the 90s again Wednesday, putting incredible demand on the power grid and leaving some sweating in dark rooms.
Spring Creek Towers comprises 46 buildings and 5,881 residential units. Some 15,000 people live there.
Con Edison spokesman Sidney Alvarez says several crews are responding to the affected buildings on 30th Street between 8th and 9th avenues.
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.
JCP&L said underground electrical fires caused multiple manhole covers to pop off on Sunday.
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.
The sprawling Spring Creek Towers apartment complex in East New York, Brooklyn lost power Wednesday evening.
A transformer failure cut power to 1,400 customers Wednesday in Woodbridge, New Jersey.
Power went out Friday afternoon at four buildings in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, as a result of what was believed to be a smoking manhole.
A power outage has impacted numerous buildings there, some of which are under construction.
Officials said a faulty transformer caused the outage at the park in Jackson Township.
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.