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Sign in front of a home in Malverne, Long Island. (credit: Samantha Mevorach)

LIPA Trustees Propose Ways To Improve Communication With Customers

Following Sandy, many angry residents descended upon the Hicksville headquarters of LIPA to protest the utility’s response to the storm.

02/28/2013

A shot of Corona, Queens, sent in by 1010 WINS listener Edwin Collantes.

Power Outages Dwindling Across Region

Southeastern Connecticut saw by far the largest number of outages across the region, but New England bore the brunt of the outages.

02/10/2013

Bayonne, New Jersey (credit: Nicholas Macchia)

Widespread Power Outages Across Tri-State, But Area Spared Worst Of Storm’s Wrath

Connecticut’s two largest power companies had anticipated about 30 percent of their customers losing power, or roughly 400,000 homes and businesses.

02/09/2013

Connecticut Light & Power Truck (file / credit: CL&P)

Connecticut Light & Power Proposes Burying Power Lines In Stamford

Connecticut Light & Power is proposing a 115,000-volt underground transmission line about 1.5 miles that will connect two substations in the city.

01/02/2013

A lineman from California works to restore power in Long Beach following Sandy - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

LIPA Announces It Won’t Be Raising Rates For 2013

The Long Island Power Authority announced Monday that it will not be raising rates in the year to come.

12/17/2012

An electrical crew contracted by LIPA works on overhead lines on Old Country Road in Melville - Nov. 19, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Talk Renewed Of Privatizing Long Island Power Authority

Privatizing the Long Island Power Authority is among the options reportedly under serious consideration by New York State in the wake of the utility’s dismal response to superstorm Sandy.

12/13/2012

A lineman from California works to restore power in Long Beach following Sandy - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

LIPA Says It Won’t Raise Rates Because Of Sandy

LIPA COO Michael Hervey says Sandy was the most expensive destructive and powerful storm, from an electrical standpoint, that Long Island has ever seen. But they don’t expect to pass the cost on to customers.

12/07/2012

Generators in use after Sandy (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Ridgefield First Selectman Wants CL&P To Sell Customers Generators

One elected official in Connecticut has an idea to help people keep the lights on when the power is knocked out.

11/26/2012

Power lines downed by Sandy in New Jersey (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

More New Jersey Towns Look To Become Their Own Utilities After Sandy

For at least one New Jersey town, power was restored quickly and orderly after superstorm Sandy, and there is a very good reason.

11/19/2012

LIPA COO Michael Hervey (credit: CBS 2)

COO Of LIPA, Michael Hervey, Resigns Amid Mounting Post-Sandy Criticism

The pressure and criticism following Superstorm Sandy apparently did a number on the Long Island Power Authority’s chief operating officer.

11/13/2012

LES High-Rises Without Power

Power Remains Out In Much Of LES High-Rise Complex, Residents Furious

While most of Manhattan had its power restored about four days after Superstorm Sandy, persistent power problems in some places continued to make life miserable more than two weeks later.

11/13/2012

Power lines down from Sandy, Oct. 30, 2012 (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

JCP&L: All But 24 Customers Hit By Sandy On Mainland Have Power Back

The utility said as of 11 p.m. Sunday, all but 24 customers affected by Superstorm Sandy had had their power restored.

11/11/2012

Public Housing After Sandy

NYC Public Housing Tenants Impacted By Sandy To Get Break In Rent

Tenants in public housing in New York City who were affected by Superstorm Sandy will get some help with their rent.

11/11/2012

LIPA crew at Richmond Avenue in Amityville on Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Hempstead Town Supervisor: LIPA Has Failed Those With Special Needs

The Hempstead town supervisor on Saturday accused the Long Island Power Authority of ignoring those with special needs.

11/10/2012

Con Ed Workers (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Westchester Residents Troubleshoot Power Problems With Con Ed At County Center

It’s not just Long Island. Anger reached a boiling point for the powerless in Westchester County on Friday.

11/09/2012

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