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Tropical Storm Isaias has caused the second-largest power outage in Con Edison history, affecting 210,000 customers

Con Edison, New York City’s main power provider, said on Tuesday that Tropical Storm Isaias caused the second largest power outage in the company’s history. Only Superstorm Sandy caused more widespread outages. Crews are working to restore power, prioritising buildings with vulnerable residents, like hospitals. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
Tropical Storm Isaias has caused the second-largest power outage in Con Edison history, affecting 210,000 customers
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Nearly 50,000 New York residents lose power as heat wave grips the city

Nearly 50,000 New York City residents lost power on Sunday evening as the third day of an intense heat wave grips the city. Temperatures soared in New York City over the weekend, approaching 100 degrees Fahrenheit in parts of New York City, according to AccuWeather, and were exacerbated by the […]
Nearly 50,000 New York residents lose power as heat wave grips the city
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NY Attorney Subpoenas Con Ed And Long Island Power

[credit provider=”Alison Joyce/Getty Images “] New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has opened an investigation into the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) and Consolidated Edison (Con Ed) after their response to Hurricane Sandy, the WSJ reportsThe NY Attorney General’s office had subpoenaed both companies, requesting information about how they had prepared […]
NY Attorney Subpoenas Con Ed And Long Island Power
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ConEd: We May Have To Preemptively Shut Down Power In Lower Manhattan

[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider”] Con Edison spokesman Michael Clendenin says the utility may have to preemptively cut off electricity in low-lying areas of New York City if there is a significant storm surge.The precaution would be necessary to ward off damage to critical infrastructure, Clendenin said in an email. […]
ConEd: We May Have To Preemptively Shut Down Power In Lower Manhattan
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Con Ed Is ‘Estimating’ New Yorkers’ Bills This Month

[credit provider=”Flickr / somegeekintn” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/somegeekintn/3673618881/in/photostream/”] Summer may be cooling down, but some New Yorkers are seeing red over their electric bill. That’s because Con Ed is estimating its bills while 8,000 meter-reading workers remain out on strike, reports the New York Post. As a result, the inflated charges might be grossly […]
Con Ed Is ‘Estimating’ New Yorkers’ Bills This Month