PSEG Long Island

Elizabeth Tutino and her daughters have been wearing rubber gloves and rubber-soled sandals to avoid being shocked in their shower. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Family Blames PSEG For Electrical Shocks In Their Shower

The Tutinos called in an electrician, who told the family their condo was not properly grounded to their utility’s wiring.

08/26/2015

Storm damage in Setauket, NY on Aug. 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Thousands Still Without Power Following Severe Storm On Long Island

PSEG Long Island said it hopes to have everyone’s power restored by Thursday night.

08/06/2015

Storm damage on Long Island is seen on Aug. 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Thousands Still Without Power After Intense Storm On Long Island

The utility said the majority of the remaining outages are in Brookhaven, Smithtown and Southold, all of which sustained severe damage to trees, power lines and utility poles.

08/05/2015

Storm damage in Setauket, NY on Aug. 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Intense Storm Takes Down Trees, Power Lines On Long Island

An early morning storm has knocked out power to thousands of customers on Long Island and snarled rail service for LIRR riders.

08/04/2015

Con Edison crews making repairs after heat overloaded power lines, leading to temporary outages around parts of New York City on July 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Manhole Explodes In Brooklyn As Storms, Heat Hit Tri-State Area

Con Edison crews worked overnight to make repairs to the system, including fixing power lines that became so overheated, they caught on fire.

07/21/2015

Utility workers on Long Island (Credit: CBS2)

PSEG Long Island Ranks Last In Nationwide Customer Satisfaction Suvey

However, utility spokesman PSEG spokesman Jeffrey Weir pointed out the score was 10 percent higher than it was last year.

07/15/2015

A utility pole is seen on Long Island. (credit: CBS2)

L.I. Official PSEG Long Island Still Using Dangerous Chemical On Poles

The Town of North Hempstead was complaining this week that PSEG Long Island continues to use harmful and cancer-causing chemicals on its utility poles.

07/03/2015

Utility workers on Long Island (Credit: CBS2)

AARP: Analysis Proves Long Islanders Can’t Afford PSEG Rate Hike

In a detailed analysis, AARP accuses the utility of trying to shift certain expenses to ratepayers, many of whom, they claim, cannot afford it.

06/30/2015

FILE -- PSEG utility trucks work outside a Mobile gas station in Manhasset (Credit: Handout)

PSEG Long Island Makes Its Case To State For Rate Hikes

PSEG officials argued the three-year, $374 million rate hike request is really a modest one.

06/23/2015

Residents of Garden City, Long Island are worried that PSEG will mount 80-foot 'monster poles' in their neighborhoods. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Rep. Rice: PSEG Long Island To Keep Power Cable Buried In Garden City

U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday night that PSEG Long Island has agreed to keep new electrical cable underground in Garden City, rather than erecting what some critics have called “monster poles.”

04/01/2015

Residents of Garden City, Long Island are worried that PSEG will mount 80-foot 'monster poles' in their neighborhoods. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Garden City Residents Worry ‘Monster’ Utility Poles Could Come To Their Blocks

Residents of Garden City, Long Island took PSEG to task Saturday, saying they do not want what they call “monster” utility poles in their neighborhoods.

03/28/2015

A utility pole is seen on Long Island. (credit: CBS2)

Schumer Urges Action On Concerns About Long Island Power Pole Pesticide

Sen. Charles Schumer has added his voice to a growing chorus of elected officials and residents expressing concern about the use of a pesticide on wooden utility poles.

03/09/2015

PSEG Long Island is planning to roll out smart meters, but some residents have privacy concerns. (Credit: CBS2)

Planned Smart Electric Meters On Long Island Draw Fears About Privacy, Radiation

Power is going high-tech on Long Island, as PSEG rolls out a new way of measuring electricity use. But some are worried that the new meters might be invading their privacy.

03/06/2015

PSEG utility trucks work outside Mobile gas station in Manhasset (Credit: Handout)

Opposition Strong To LIPA, PSEG Long Island Rate Hike Proposal

PSEG officials say they need the $440 million generated by the increase to expand maintenance programs and fund new system upgrades.

03/03/2015

Snow in Garfield, New Jersey on Saturday, Feb. 14. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials Urge Caution As Tri-State Area Is Socked With Snow, Bitter Cold This Weekend

The extreme cold will last throughout the weekend with Sunday being the worse for some areas where it will feel like below zero.

02/14/2015

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