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 ?
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
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