UPDATE 3-Con Edison trims voltage in Brooklyn, Queens amid heat wave
June 20 (Reuters) – A heat wave blanketing the U.S. Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on the first day of summer forced utilities to ask customers to conserve electricity and led to brownouts in parts of New York City.
Northeast Utilities System : Emergency Preparedness Summit Gets Update from CL&P
“We’ve been hard at work and are better prepared to respond to large-scale emergencies today.” That’s the message CL&P Senior Vice President of Emergency Preparedness Bill Quinlan delivered this morning to an audience of approximately 180 state and municipal officials and emergency preparedness leaders during the American Red Cross/CL&P Emergency Preparedness Summit held at CL&P headquarters in Berlin.
Heat wave could bring record temps, but utilities ready for A/C demand
The eastern half of the United States is about ready to get baked.
The first major heat wave of the season is expected to push temperatures into the mid- to upper 90s in places like Newark, N.J.; Detroit; Philadelphia; and Washington. According to the weather forecasters, some communities will have record temperatures on Wednesday.