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Degradation of Indian Point Reactor Triggers NRC Investigation

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 06.01.2016 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

The unprecedented degradation of critical baffle bolts in the Indian Point 2 reactor has triggered an extensive investigation by federal officials see...

IMAGES: Giant Solar Energy Installation Coming To NYC Park

| Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

By Nicholas Rizzi TRAVIS — The world's largest landfill site will soon become the city's biggest solar energy farm. The huge solar installati...

Joy Resmovits

More East Coast Power Outages To Come? | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- ‪As the hard-hit Northeast struggles to clean up the damage from superstorm Sandy, utilities companies and meteorologists say a threaten...

Relying on Twitter During Hurricane #Sandy

Pietro Rea | Posted 01.03.2013 | Technology
Pietro Rea

After my New York City apartment lost power around 8 p.m., my smartphone's data plan suddenly became my only connection with the outside world. Tweets from the community are helpful to get a distributed feel of the situation but they have to be taken with a grain (a byte?) of salt.

Thousands Of New Yorkers Still In The Dark

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.02.2012 | Technology

Four days after Hurricane Sandy made landfall on Monday evening, 425,000 New Yorkers are still without power as of 2 p.m. Friday afternoon, according ...

Hiding From Hell And Living In The Dark

Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.02.2013 | New York
Kia Makarechi

And so maybe our small, local nightmare -- one that at every moment has paled drastically in comparison with the real life suffering many of our less fortunate neighbors are experiencing -- is ending soon. Perhaps we'll remember this week, like most, in moments.

Joy Resmovits

Do Power Outages Have To Last This Long? | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.02.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- When Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast, it flooded electrical substations and knocked down trees, shutting off power for 8.2 millions ...

Matt Sledge

Sandy Blackouts Worsened By Utilities Lacking 'Boots On The Ground' | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.02.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- Two days after Hurricane Sandy walloped the East Coast, electrical utility companies warned hundreds of thousands of customers from Long I...

WATCH: Power Crews Work To Restore NYC's Darkest Areas

Posted 10.30.2012 | New York

With hundreds of thousands of New York residents still without power, the city's primary utility company spent Tuesday hustling to restore service. ...

Gerry Smith

Websites Scramble As Hurricane Sandy Floods Data Centers | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.31.2012 | Technology

As Hurricane Sandy made landfall Monday, the freak storm flooded data centers in New York City, taking down several major websites and services -- inc...

Matt Sledge

Hurricane Sandy Deals Infrastructure A Blow, Highlights Need For Investment | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.31.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- A day after Hurricane Sandy swept across the nation's most densely populated communities along the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, utilities, ...

INFOGRAPHIC: Millions Without Power On East Coast

Posted 10.31.2012 | Technology

If you live on the East Coast and haven't looked at a hurricane sandy power outage map, now might be a good time to do so. Hurricane Sandy power outag...

WATCH: Massive Explosion Rocks Manhattan During Storm

Posted 10.31.2012 | Technology

An explosion at a substation belonging to New York utility company Consolidated Edison (ConEd) rocked Manhattan's East Village at approximately 9 p.m....

I Remember Reading That My AC Thermostat Should Be Set to 60

Gernot Wagner | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green
Gernot Wagner

It's hard to take the train in New York without encountering a pop quiz about energy usage. The trouble with this sort of public advertising campaign? Presenting myths and facts often sows more confusion than it dispels.