Gov. Hochul Calls For Investigation Into 'Unprecedented' Power Surge That Shut Down Subway Lines, Forced EvacuationsA battery-powered back-up system engaged to keep the subway system running, but it didn't revert back to Con Ed power when it was available.
Power Restored To Parts Of Westchester And Staten Island That Had Been Asked To Conserve EnergyOn Staten Island, power has been fully restored to 6,000 customers who were left in the dark Friday.
Con Edison Asks Staten Island, Westchester County Residents To Conserve EnergyCon Edison is asking residents on Staten Island and in Westchester County to conserve energy while crews repair equipment that has been damaged from the extreme heat.
Fluid From Underground Con Edison Equipment Leaks, Streams Into New Rochelle HarborA spokesperson says it coats transmission cables to keep them cool, describing it like a mineral oil and nonhazardous.
New York State Reaches Over $86 Million Settlement With Utilities For Failures During EmergenciesThe governor says utility companies are required to develop storm response plans and enhance communication and coordination with local governments.
Mayor De Blasio, Con Edison Urge New Yorkers To Immediately Reduce Electricity Usage On Day 4 Of Heat WaveCrews have been working around the clock to make sure the grid stays operational and working to restore any outages as quickly as possible.
Con Ed: Smart Gas Detectors Help Identify More Than 60 Serious LeaksThe utility company installed nearly 34,000 of the devices, mainly in Westchester County.
Officials Release 42 Recommendations For Power Companies To Improve Their Storm ResponseIn August, Tropical Storm Isaias left thousands of Westchester residents without power for days. Now Westchester has compiled 42 recommendations for improvements.
How Are Utilities In The Tri-State Are Preparing For Wednesday's Snow Storm?This summer, millions lost power, some for weeks at a time, after Hurricane Isaias, so how are the utilities preparing this time around?
Queens Residents Fed Up With Tree Stumps, Downed Wires Lingering Since August Storm Turn To CBS2 For AnswersHomeowners said they got nowhere with the city in trying to get tree stumps removed and sidewalks fixed after a storm in August.
Hundreds Of Con Edison Customers Lose Power In The Bronx After Transformer FireThe FDNY arrived at Eastchester and Gun Hill roads in Pelham Gardens around 8 p.m. Thursday.
Gov. Cuomo Says Utility Companies Face Steep Fines For Apparent Violations After Tropical Storm Isaias ResponseThe state is still threatening to terminate PSEG's contract and revoke franchises for Con Edison and Orange & Rockland if they do not make immediate fixes.
Con Edison Expands Claim Policy For Spoiled Food, Medication After Tropical Storm IsaiasAt the height of the storm, more than 300,000 Con Ed customers lost power, the second-largest number of storm-related outages in the utility's history.
Demanding Answers: Cuomo Threatens To Pull The Plug On Utility Franchises, But Does He Mean It This Time?After Tropical Storm Isaias left millions of customers in our area without power, Gov. Andrew Cuomo vowed action.
Con Ed, Orange & Rockland Fined $10.75M For 2018 Storm ResponseThe $10.75 million joint settlement relates to back-to-back winter storms that hammered the area in March 2018.