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ComEd plans temporary ‘nerve centers’ for long outages

Hoping to avoid a repeat of the chaos caused by widespread outages during last summer’s storms, Commonwealth Edison Co. announced Wednesday it will set up temporary communication centers in areas where 20 percent of customers go without power for three hours or more. Each of the 17 centers can be set up within hours, said Continue reading ?
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ComEd smart grid tested by Chicago’s summer storms

Utilities / Energy : Smart Grid (3 months ago)

Last week’s intense storms, featuring seven confirmed tornadoes, were Commonwealth Edison Co.’s first true test of the power-grid improvements it has made since winning the right from the state to hike rates annually to finance its ... Read Post

14,100 Edison customers lose power in storm

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (3 years ago)

Some 14,100 Southern California Edison customers were without power Saturday afternoon because of storm-related outages, officials said. The hardest-hit communities included Adelanto, Cudahy, Cypress, Lake Arrowhead, Malibu, Oxnard ... Read Post

Customers urged to save power, avoid rolling blackouts

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (2 years ago)

Officials from California's grid operator and Southern California Edison will roll out an energy conservation campaign Wednesday, asking customers to save power over the summer in light of the outage at San Onofre nuclear plant and ... Read Post


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