PG&E faces anger, mistrust over power outages: 'It is excessive'

Los Angeles TimesA massive planned power outage that could affect millions in Northern and Central California is sparking frustration and skepticism in some areas over whether the extreme action is the best way to reduce fire risk. Pacific Gas & Electric began turning off the ...

October 9th 2019


Utility Says Power Restored In New York City After Outage Hits 73000 Customers

NPRUpdated at 12:38 a.m. ET Sunday. New York officials and Con Edison say power has been fully restored after an outage knocked out lights on Times Square's giant monitors, shut down subways, and stranded people in elevators along Manhattan's West Side ...

July 14th 2019


Huge Power Outage Hits NYC on Anniversary of Infamous 1977 Blackout

GizmodoSaturday is the 42nd anniversary of the July 13-14, 1977 New York City blackout, which took out power to most of the city, resulted in widespread civil disturbances and looting, and helped usher in an era of noxious “tough on crime” politics. Another blackout ...

July 14th 2019


NYC power outage knocks out subways, businesses, elevators

ABC NewsAuthorities were scrambling to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square's towering electronic screens and darkened marquees in the theater district and left businesses without electricity, elevators stuck and ...

July 14th 2019