PSEG Takes Over Power On Long Island Effective WednesdayEffective 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.
New Jersey's PSEG 'Excited To Get Started' Running Long Island PowerThe 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.
Hundreds Of LIPA Customers Targeted In New Telephone ScamLIPA posted a warning on its website advising customers who receive suspicious calls to just hang up. The utility said they never demand direct payment over the telephone and don't accept credit or debit card payments.
New Long Island Utility Promises 3-Year Rate FreezeGov. 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.
LIPA In Court To Try To Get Class Action Lawsuit DismissedThe lawsuit was brought by about a million angry customers who were without power for weeks in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.
Data: Con Ed 2012 Rates Highest Of Any Major U.S. UtilityThe data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows that Con Ed's 2.1 million residential customers in New York City and Westchester County paid an average of 25 cents per kilowatt hour in 2012.
2 Men On Long Island Charged In Massive Marijuana Growing, Distribution RingCourt papers say nearly 1,700 marijuana plants worth $3.8 million were found at Edward Dispirito's home. He and James Ford face 20 years in prison if convicted.
LIPA Bills Increasing For Second Time This SummerThe average single-family home will have to pay about $6.21 more in September. LIPA is citing higher energy costs during peak air-conditioning use for the latest hike.
LIPA Rates Going Up About 4 Percent, Stunning Weary ResidentsLong Island Power Authority customers will see a roughly 4 percent increase in their bills this month after the utility increased its power supply charge.
Breezy Point Homeowners Sue Over Devastating Loss During SandyAccording to the suit filed by 120 homeowners, the Long Island Power Authority and National Grid failed to de-energize the power grid ahead of superstorm Sandy.
Commission: LIPA Showed 'Breathtaking Waste And Inefficiency'The Moreland Commission, created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo just weeks after the October storm, issued its final report after reviewing more than 175,000 documents, holding 10 hearings, and interviewing more than 90 stakeholders and witnesses.