The polar vortex is behind the jump in costs. The frigid temperatures have pumped up the price of natural gas that’s used to fuel power plants on Long Island, so those costs are being passed along to PSEG electric 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.
An extra-alarm fire broke out Tuesday afternoon at a PSE&G power switching station in Branchburg, N.J. Wednesday evening.
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.
Check for the latest outage information in your city, town or village as the winter storm inflicts its damage to trees and power lines.
A winter storm began bearing down on parts of the Tri-State area Thursday morning, promising heavy snow, strong winds and frigid temperatures
Effective New Year’s Day, the Public Service Enterprise Group — operator of New Jersey’s largest utility in the Public Service Electric and Gas Company – will be in charge of electricity on Long Island.
The Public Service Enterprise Group, operator of New Jersey’s largest utility in the Public Service Electric and Gas Company, said it wants to hit the ground running when it takes over for the troubled Long Island Power Authority on Jan. 1.
Something is taking all the air out of the holiday spirit in northern New Jersey, as electric power suddenly has become less than dependable.
An estimated 12,000 customers were without power in New Jersey Monday afternoon after a transformer blew up.
A transformer exploded in Fort Lee around 6 p.m. As a result, PSE&G said they had to cut power to customers in Fort Lee and Cliffside Park.
Power has been restored to 20,000 customers in northern New Jersey, leaving about 4,000 in the dark, PSE&G said Thursday evening.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo did not mince words about the Long Island Power Authority’s handling of superstorm Sandy and the snowstorm that followed. So now, Newark-based PSEG has set up a subsidiary on Long Island.
The NFL huddled with PSE&G Thursday on the plan to supply electricity to MetLife Stadium for Super Bowl XLVIII in February.
Nearly 2 million utility customers in New Jersey will be saving big on their gas bill.