Tag: PSEG Long Island
As the cleanup continues more than two weeks after Tropical Storm Isaias caused widespread power outages on Long Island, lawmakers are touting an array of legislative proposals aimed at ensuring utility companies handle the next weather-related crisis more smoothly.
Nassau County Legislators grilled PSEG Long Island President and COO Daniel Eichhorn for his company’s response to Tropical Storm Isaias at a committee meeting Monday, but questions about the company’s immediate next steps remained unclear.
PSEG Long Island has reversed course and now says it will reimburse customers up for food and medication that spoiled during power outages following Tropical Storm Isaias.
New York State is launching an investigation into PSEG-Long Island's response to Tropical Storm Isaias following widespread communications issues when more than 400,000 homes and businesses on LI tried to report power outages to the utility.
Corner Office: As the head of PSEG Long Island, Daniel Eichhorn is the executive in charge of making sure more than 1 million homes and businesses have the energy they need to keep running.
For Long Islanders, it is an all-too-familiar scenario. A storm hits, trees topple and the lights go off. But it is too easy to place the blame solely on PSEG Long Island because this problem started long before they took over the grid.
The money will pay for elevating substations and placing some power lines underground, officials said.