iOS app Android app

New York Power Outages

Hurricane Sandy Power Restoration: The Last 60 Feet

Dr. Thomas D. Phelan | Posted 01.12.2013 | New York
Dr. Thomas D. Phelan

Why are some people still without power? The power grid consists of the transmission lines, distribution lines, and the last few feet from the pole to your home or business. Where this cable reaches your home is the separation point of utility responsibility and customer responsibility.

Power Restoration: Why It Seems to Take So Long

Dr. Thomas D. Phelan | Posted 01.02.2013 | New York
Dr. Thomas D. Phelan

It's no simple matter to bring emergency personnel to restore the power. Unlike human services, such as sheltering and food service, utility restoration requires specially trained, highly skilled workers who must work in hazardous conditions.

Con Edison: Power May Not Be Restored Until Nov.10

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 11.02.2012 | New York

Some New York residents without power might have to wait another week. Con Edison said it plans to restore power to the vast majority of affected c...

INFOGRAPHIC: New York City's Blackouts

Chris Spurlock | Posted 11.01.2012 | Technology

Nearly two days after Hurricane Sandy barreled down on the East Coast knocking down power lines and flooding residential streets, swaths of New York a...