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PSEG Long Island recently installed 80-foot-tall, hurricane-proof utility poles in Nassau County. (Credit: CBS 2)

Double Utility Poles Spark Complaints From Long Island Homeowners

The Kim family of Glen Head speaks for many on Long Island’s North Shore: “I think there are too many power poles.”

07/14/2014

PSEG Long Island building in Melville (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

PSEG Long Island Customers To See Decrease In Monthly Power Bill

In the past eight months PSEG Long Island customers have seen increase after increase in their monthly bills because of power supply charges.

05/31/2014

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PSEG Long Island Warning Customers About Payment Phone Scam

As part of the scam, someone claiming to work for the utility calls customers and threatens to turn off their electricity if they don’t use cash to buy a Green Dot MoneyPak card to pay their bills.

05/22/2014

Air Conditioner (credit: CBS 2)

PSEG Long Island Has ‘Ample Electric Supply’ For Steamy Summer Months

The utility has made a number of upgrades to its system ahead of the hot and humid summer months.

05/05/2014

A tree stump sits in front of a home in Albertson, Long Island. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Residents Stumped Over Removal Of Trees

More than a dozen 70-year-old trees were suddenly chopped down in one Long Island, and now residents, stuck with unslightly stumps, are demanding answers.

04/07/2014

A new, taller utility pole in East Hampton, N.Y., stands next to an existing pole about half the size. (credit: CBS 2)

Extra Large Utility Poles Spark Anger On Long Island

About 900 Port Washington residents have signed a petition demanding their removal. The petition claims the taller poles are dangerous and an eyesore.

03/14/2014

A new, taller utility pole in East Hampton, N.Y., stands next to an existing pole about half the size. (credit: CBS 2)

Towering Utility Poles Cause High Anxiety On Long Island’s East End

PSEG Long Island is hoisting the 65- to 70-foot hurricane-resistant poles from East Hampton to Amagansett to bolster the power grid on Long Island.

03/03/2014

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

Long Island Power Grid To Get $1.4B In Upgrades

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the plan Friday. He says it will “dramatically improve” the power grid on Long Island. It suffered widespread and sometimes weeks-long outages after the October 2012 storm.

02/21/2014

PSEG Long Island building in Melville (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

PSEG Long Island Ready For Round 2 Of Snow With Extra Crews

The forecast is calling for freezing rain and sleet, which will add to the snow that’s already accumulated. That could bring down tree limbs or power lines.

02/04/2014

Snow in Malverne, N.Y. on Feb. 3, 2014. (credit: Malgorzata Zielinska)

Heavy, Wet Snow Smacks Long Island

Dozens of school districts have declared a snow day and plows are back out clearing highways as the latest winter storm smacks Long Island.

02/03/2014

PSEG Long Island building in Melville (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police Investigate Report Of Shot Fired At PSEG Long Island Office

A Suffolk County Police spokeswoman said the gunshot was apparently fired sometime overnight Tuesday into Wednesday. The PSEG Long Island office was not staffed at the time and no injuries were reported.

01/22/2014

A PSE&G truck. (Photo: CBS 2)

Beware Of Utilities Scam: Hackers Try To Get Personal Info Of PSE&G Customers

An email arrives looking like a utility bill, with a link to view account information. Up to 66 PSE&G customers in New Jersey and 200 more on Long Island reported receiving one.

01/16/2014

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)

PSEG Long Island: Don’t Fall For Fraudulent Phishing E-Mails

PSEG Long Island on Thursday warned customers of a scam involving fraudulent e-mails.

01/09/2014

Long Island Power Line Freeze Fears

L.I. Residents Worry About Frozen Power Lines, Pipes In Bitter Cold

With temperatures plummeting to the single digits overnight Monday night into Tuesday, a significant fear has mounted that rain-soaked trees will end up covered in ice. And when winds kick up overnight, the ice-coated branches could bring down electric power lines.

01/06/2014

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)

Why PSE&G IN New Jersey, But Just PSEG On Long Island?

Some consumers have noticed that the electric company that serves Long Island and the one that serves most of New Jersey have two different names, even though they are part of the same company.

01/04/2014

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