Lower Manhattan without power (Jen Fowler/Facebook)

Con Ed Says ‘Vast Majority’ Will Have Power Restored By Next Weekend, Nov. 10-11

The effort to restore power to those impacted by megastorm Sandy will apparently take longer than initially hoped.


Con Ed Worker (Credit: CBS 2)

Con Ed Might Cut Power To Some Customers In Lower Manhattan

Con Edison said that is considering cutting power to about 6,500 customers in Lower Manhattan if the surge from the Hurricane Sandy is severe enough to threaten underground lines.

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Tree Into House In Carmel (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Carmel Family Grateful ‘Everyone’s Fine’ After Tree Crashes Through Roof

Thousands were left without power after heavy rains and wind gusts knocked down trees and flooded roads on Tuesday.


FILE - A view of residential buildings at Co-op City in the Bronx. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dozens Trapped In Elevators After Power Outage At Co-Op City

Co-op City runs its own power, but the generator shut down around midnight Thursday. Fifty buildings in the huge apartment complex were affected.


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Storms Cause Power Outages In New York And New Jersey

A storm left residents in Edgewater, New Jersey without power on Sunday. Residents told CBS 2’s Dave Carlin that a transformer exploded during the storm.


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Ask Asa: Extending Your Cell Phone Battery

It happens all the time, you pull out your cell phone to make a call and the battery is dead, but there are ways to avoid running out of power so quickly.


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Gov. Chris Christie Demands Utilities Restore All Power By Sunday

JCP&L said power was restored to all but around 400 customers Sunday evening, while PSE&G no longer had any customers without power.


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Gov. Malloy Says CL&P Won’t Meet Self-Imposed Restoration Deadline

More than 112,000 customers still without power in Connecticut. Malloy says updated timetables show some areas won’t have power restored until Wednesday.


Frustrated residents in Connecticut are still without power days after the October snowstorm. (credit: CBS 2)

CT Gov. Malloy Contracts Firm To Investigate Utility Storm Response

Gov. Dannel Malloy said Witt Associates will complete a review of CL&P and United Illuminating’s storm preparation and response by Dec. 1.


Many residents in storm-struck Danbury, CT are still facing power problems. (credit: CBS 2)

Connecticut Light & Power Hopes To Restore Most Outages By Sunday

The president and chief operating office for CL&P says the utility is “still shooting to have 99 percent of our customers restored sometime Sunday.”


Air conditioning units for sale at P.C. Richard & Son - Carle Place, NY - Jul 21, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Con Edison: NY Customers Used 1 Trillion Watts Of Power During Heat Wave

The all-time peak record for energy use was broken at 4 p.m. Friday, clocking in at 13,189 megawatts. That was 48 megawatts higher than the previous record set in August of 2006.


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Con Ed Power Demand Topples 2006 Record; Power Outages Continue

The sun may be down, but the heat is still on and it’s taking a toll on the power grid. It’s a problem that could last into the weekend.


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No Relief In Sight: Heat Wave Continues To Grip Tri-State Area

The next three days are expected to see temperatures in the middle to upper 90’s. AccuWeather RealFeel temps could hit 105 to 110 degrees each afternoon.


LIPA Truck (file / credit: Long Island Power Authority)

Gov. Cuomo Calls For Audit Of Long Island Power Authority

Governor Andrew Cuomo has called on the state inspector to audit the Long Island Power Authority’s billing and delivery charges to make sure customers are not overpaying.


Tri-State Flooding

Storm Leaves Path Of Flooding, Toppled Trees

Tri-State residents woke up to plenty of damage thanks to Saturday night’s storm that toppled trees, flooded roads and knocked out power to thousands.