PSE&G wants to spend $3.9 billion to strengthen distribution lines, protect utility stations from storm surges and make the grid easier to repair.
Connecticut’s two largest power companies had anticipated about 30 percent of their customers losing power, or roughly 400,000 homes and businesses.
The northeastern part of the state was expected to get a foot or more of snow as the storm intensified overnight.
Heavy snow and strong winds could knock down trees and power lines.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was sitting with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at the game Sunday, and they talked about avoiding a repeat of the blackout at next year’s game at the Meadowlands.
Power customers across the Tri-State Area were thoroughly displeased after getting huge bills for estimated usage this month despite losing power, and then being asked to read their own meters to correct the situation.
For at least one New Jersey town, power was restored quickly and orderly after superstorm Sandy, and there is a very good reason.
Residents of Hoboken expressed their frustration Monday night at a town hall meeting with representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The utility said it would continue to perform repairs on a 24/7 basis for customers without service as a result of the storms or because of localized issues with their electric service.
If you lost power during Hurricane Sandy or the nor’easter that hit our area you’re probably not feeling too charitable towards your utility company. But many of their workers are in the same boat you are.
Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday’s nor’easter only caused a slight setback to the recovery efforts from Superstorm Sandy, adding he expects power to be restored to almost everyone in the state by this weekend.
Parts of Jersey City are still without power over a week after superstorm Sandy struck and the mayor wants to do something to help prevent future outages.
Some New Jersey families were on the verge of seeing the light at the end of the tunnel Tuesday night after eight days without power.
Tuesday was day eight for many living without power. Those lucky enough to have generators used them sparingly while others were boiling water to try and stay warm.
The Garden State continues to make strides in getting back to normal more than a week after superstorm Sandy.