Service Restored After Manhole, Power Line Fires Knock Out Power For Hundreds In QueensOfficials said an underground cable caught fire, triggering manhole explosions and fires on some overhead power lines around 6 a.m. at 95th Avenue near 96th Street in Ozone Park.
PSEG Long Island Has 'Ample Electric Supply' For Steamy Summer MonthsThe utility has made a number of upgrades to its system ahead of the hot and humid summer months.
Con Ed Customers Asked To Conserve Power In West HarlemResidents of West Harlem were asked to conserve energy Wednesday evening due to weather-related problems with electrical cables.
L.I. Residents Worry About Frozen Power Lines, Pipes In Bitter ColdWith temperatures plummeting to the single digits overnight Monday night into Tuesday, a significant fear has mounted that rain-soaked trees will end up covered in ice. And when winds kick up overnight, the ice-coated branches could bring down electric power lines.
Con Ed: Temporary Power Fix Could Alleviate Some Woes On Metro-NorthIt has been a mess for anyone trying to ride the New Haven Line on the Metro-North Railroad, with the massive power outage earlier this week.
N.J. Town, Businesses Locked In Power Struggle Over Mandatory GeneratorsA New Jersey town wants to make sure all of its essential businesses are equipped with emergency generators to prevent the chaos that occurred after Superstorm Sandy.
Report: Retweet Gets PSEG In Hot Water In Ridgewood, N.J.Public Service Electric and Gas has been taking heat, after it retweeted a comment saying Ridgewood, N.J. residents should go without power for complaining about a project now under way.
Malloy Announces New Microgrid System To Keep Power On In StormsThe microgrids - small versions of electricity systems that generate, distribute and regulate the flow of electricity - were among numerous recommendations to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy from a committee looking into the impacts of lengthy power outages after Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011 and a freak snowstorm two months later.
Con Ed Asks Customers On Roosevelt Island To Conserve PowerCrews have implemented an 8 percent voltage reduction on Roosevelt Island and several other areas in Manhattan.
No Winner In Powerball Drawing; $350 Million Up For Grabs On WednesdayPeople were out Sunday morning buying tickets to try to cash in.
MetLife Stadium's Cold-Weather Super Bowl Has New Element — PowerNFL 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.