electricity

Con Ed restores power to those without damaged equipment; thousands in Howard Beach, Broad Channel remain without lights
Con Ed restores power to those without damaged equipment; thousands in Howard Beach, Broad Channel remain without lights
News Billy Rennison 11/12/2012 at 11:20AM

Two weeks after Sandy knocked out electricity to more than 100,000 Queens residents, Con Edison announced power was restored to all customers whose equipment was not damaged during the storm. Several thousand residents in Howard Beach and Broad Channel will remain without power until their equipment is deemed safe, Con Ed said. The last Sandy [...]

Hundreds of Queens residents without power
News Billy Rennison 6/21/2012 at 12:14PM

The heat wave baking Queens, has left more than 500 residents without electricity. The power outages are scattered throughout the borough. Last night, Con Edison announced they were beginning voltage reductions to more than a dozen neighborhoods throughout the borough due to electrical equipment problems. Con Ed said the neighborhoods affected will have a 5 [...]

Queens communities facing brownouts
News Billy Rennison 6/20/2012 at 6:57PM

Several Queens communities face a voltage reduction from Con Edison due to electrical equipment problems. The 100 degree heat has many residents blasting air conditioners to stay cool. Con Ed said the neighborhoods affected will have a 5 percent voltage reduction.  This was done in an effort to prevent a significant outage, a spokesperson from [...]