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Con Ed: Lower Manhattan Faces Up To Four Days Without Power

Reuters | Posted 12.30.2012 | New York

* Around 25 percent of NYC customers without power * Some of city's toniest neighborhoods in the dark * Explosion at Con...

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...

Republicans Reject Union Workers But Respect Union Refs

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 12.01.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Republicans' reaction to last week's Monday Night Football debacle was record-breaking given their decades of hating on union workers.

Low-Wage Earners Seek Respect and a Living Wage

Pearl Korn | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Could it be that they see the handwriting on the wall, that they, too, may one day become low-wage earners, as their bargaining rights and benefits are decimated across the country?

Cuomo Announces Con Edison And Union Workers Strike Deal Ending Lockout

AP | FAY ABUELGASIM | Posted 09.25.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo, fearing that a severe storm could wreak havoc with the city's power system, intervened in a labor dispute between ...

Con Ed, Union Are Talking Again

Reuters | Posted 09.05.2012 | New York

* Con Ed reduces voltage in NY's Brooklyn, Bronx * Company, union still far apart in talks-union * Heat wave to bake New York through weeken...

Con Edison, Union To Resume Talks During Heat Wave

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2012 | New York

* Con Ed reduces voltage in Brooklyn neighborhoods * Company locked out union workers on Sunday * Heat wave to bake New ...

Con Ed Battling NYC Brownout

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2012 | New York

* Con Ed reduces voltage in Brooklyn neighborhoods * Company locked out union workers on Sunday * Heat wave to bake New ...

Bloomberg And Christie Among The Many Cranky As Heat Wave Lingers

Posted 07.03.2012 | New York

With New Yorkers continuing to bake in a record heat wave, a cranky mayor and equally irritated governor are showing signs that they just can't take t...

Progress? Con Edison And Union Workers Agree To Restart Talks

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 07.03.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York utility Consolidated Edison and the union representing its employees are scheduled to meet Thursday, potentially restarting stall...

Con Ed Union Workers Ask For Federal Help

Reuters | Posted 09.01.2012 | New York

July 2 (Reuters) - New York City utility workers locked out by Consolidated Edison asked on Monday for federal mediators to step into labor talks, as...

NY Utility, Union Talks Collapse Amid Hot Weather

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 08.31.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Consolidated Edison closed walk-in centers, suspended meter readings and limited work on major construction projects in New York on S...

LOCKOUT: Con Ed Dismisses Over 8,000 Workers During Heat Wave

Reuters | Posted 08.30.2012 | New York

* Contract talks stall as deadline passes * ConEd tells union workers not to report Sunday * Heat wave expected to boost...

Con Ed Workers Threaten Strike As Big Apple Faces Heat Wave

Reuters | Posted 08.29.2012 | New York

By Scott DiSavino NEW YORK, June 29 (Reuters) - With a second heat wave poised to strike New York City this weekend, u...

Heat Wave Causes Brownout

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2012 | New York

* Brownout in parts of New York City * Power grids expect to have enough power * Temperatures could reach record Thursda...

Man Steals Manhole Covers To Pay For Drugs

Posted 05.10.2012 | New York

A man was arrested on Wednesday for his connection to the disappearance of several manhole covers across the city, and confessed he stole the covers i...

Midtown Manhattan Uses More Energy Than Kenya (INTERACTIVE MAP)

Posted 04.03.2012 | New York

New York uses a lot of energy (remember that time during the heat wave when we used a trillion watts?!) and with Con Edison charging us twice the nati...

Judge Says Islamic Center Park51 Cannot Be Evicted, But Must Pay Back Rent

Posted 11.29.2011 | New York

A Manhattan Judge has blocked Con Edison from evicting Park51, the proposed Islamic Center in Lower Manhattan. The center however will need to pay hun...

Con Edison Charges New Yorkers More Than Double The National Average

Posted 11.28.2011 | New York

As the country's most expensive city to live in, New Yorkers are accustomed to paying a bit extra, whether it be for luxury dog runs or high-end sushi...

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.

Con Edison May Cut Power In Lower Manhattan

AP | By SAMANTHA GROSS and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 10.27.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's largest utility is bracing for Hurricane Irene and officials say they may cut off power to 6,500 customers in Lower M...

A Trillion Watts Of Electricity During Heat Wave

AP | Posted 09.26.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- Con Edison says New York customers used not a million, not a billion, but a trillion watt hours of electricity during last week's bru...

PHOTOS: Deadly Heat Wave Spreads From Midwest To East

Reuters | By Barbara Goldberg | Posted 09.20.2011 | Green

NEW YORK, July 21 (Reuters) - Sweating crowds on the East Coast and in the Midwest flocked to waterfronts and urban cooling centers on Thursday to...

Fire At Manhattan Con Edison Plant

| Olivia Scheck and Michael Ventura | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

EAST VILLAGE -- A transformer exploded at an East Village power station, setting the building ablaze and scaring local residents. The explosion occur...

New York Temperatures Could Hit 100 Degrees

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO and JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The East Coast roasted under an unrelenting sun Tuesday as record-setting temperatures soared past 100 from Virginia to Massachusetts...