Report Blames Utility For New York City Outage

January 2007
ENR: Engineering News-Record;1/29/2007, Vol. 258 Issue 4, p19
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This article reports on Consolidated Edison Co. of New York Incorporated's poor performance in preparing for and responding to the July 2006 outage in New York City, according to the New York State Public Service Commission. In response, the utility claims it has invested $89 million in emergency response, permanent repairs and ongoing improvements to the affected network. Public criticism of Con Edison also escalated as the outage, which began on a Monday, dragged on through the weekend.


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