| Dec 27, 2010
| 5:13 AM
Plenty of people in our area will be waking up in the dark this morning.
Con Edison says 6,246 customers are without power in Queens. 1,777 customers in Westchester don't have electricity.
Long Island Power Authority is reporting 5,573 customers in...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 3:43 AM
Several New Yorkers are still without power Tuesday, following the blizzard that dropped 20 inches of snow in the area.
Consolidated Edison reported on Monday that 6,246 customers in Queens and 1,777 customers in Westchester were without electricity....
| May 16, 2012
| 1:24 AM
Con Edison plans on motivating New Yorkers to choose ENERGY STAR® model air conditioners to escape this summer's heat with a $25 rebate.
The models, which are optimized for energy efficiency, will help ease the burden of the pipes and wires on the...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Con Edison is warning Brooklyn customers that, because of problems with electrical equipment, voltage is being reduced by 5 percent in certain neighborhoods.
The neighborhoods affected are: Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Bedford Stuyvesant, Clinton Hill, Fort...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 7:41 AM
The mantra of Con Edison on scorching hot days like the ones New York has been under this week is, "Conserve, conserve, conserve." How necessary is it to follow the utility's directive, when the company's purpose is to provide customers with a service...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 6:33 PM
For most of us, a power outage is an annoyance and an inconvenience. But, for a 49-year-old woman in a nursing home in the Gun Hill section, it was a matter of life and death -- hers.
According to Consolidated Edison, there was a transformer explosion,...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 5:25 PM
Some residents of a Tudor City street are frustrated with a loud, continuously running generator. Jim Rowbotham and his wife said for nearly a week they have been subjected to wearing ear plugs when they sleep in their fourth floor apartment on 41st...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Day two of our heatwave comes with an extra threat: a Con Edison workers' strike. Because the only thing worse than facing a blackout is facing a blackout with no one around to fix it.
"That would be typical right? That's the way it goes, right in...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Con Edison is warming their customers about a new scam in which someone intends to steal their identity by telling them that President Obama is going to pay for their utility bills.
The process involves a scammer contacting a customer by phone or text...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 11:55 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Blistering heat blanketed much of the eastern United States for the third straight day on Sunday, after violent storms that took at least a dozen lives and knocked out power to more than 3 million customers.
| Jul 2, 2012
| 5:27 AM
Consolidated Edison locked out its unionized workers early Sunday after contract negotiations collapsed.
The utility suspended the 8,500 workforce just before 2 a.m., a strike still looms large. Approximately 5,000 managers are now running the show....