PSEG Long Island

One lane of Route 35N closed in Belmar due to flooding from the Shark River. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Nor’easter Brings Heavy Rain, Wind To Tri-State, Leaves Some Areas Flooded

A flood watch is in effect through late Tuesday night for New York City, parts of Long Island, Westchester, Orange, Rockland and Putnam counties as well as for parts of Connecticut, New Jersey.

12/09/2014

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

PSEG Long Island Bills On The Rise Again

Spokeswoman Elizabeth Flagler said the utility is raising its power supply charge 14 percent, which for the average customer means another $10.50 per month.

12/02/2014

Heavy rain and whipping winds were the major problem on Long Island on Wednesday, Nov. 26. (Credit: CBS2)

Flooding, Whipping Winds Plague Drivers, Residents On Long Island

The snow, slick roads and spinouts of north suburban counties were not seen on Long Island, but drivers and residents there ran into their own problems with drenching rain and flooding.

11/26/2014

A nor'easter pounded the Tri-State Area with rain and cut power to an estimated 13,000 customers on Long Island on Wednesday, Oct. 22. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nor’easter Brings Pounding Rain, Cuts Power To 13,000 Customers On Long Island

Rain and blasting winds cut power to an estimated 13,000 customers on Long Island Wednesday evening.

10/22/2014

FILE -- Solar panels  in Chicago (credit: Getty Images)

PSEG Long Island Promises Improved Transparency In Placement Of Solar Panel Farms

Shoreham residents are fighting against plans to build 10-foot-high solar panels across 60 acres of open land.

10/13/2014

Green Dot Money Pak card

Suffolk County Police Warn Of PSEG Scam Targeting Businesses

Some Suffolk County businesses have reported receiving a call from someone who claims to work for the utility company and threatens to turn off electricity unless immediate payment is made.

08/05/2014

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

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