Skip to comments.Widespread power outages reported in New York City
Posted on 07/13/2019 5:22:46 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
A large-scale power outage in parts of New York City was reported Saturday evening, knocking out traffic lights and limiting subway service.
Con Edison reported that nearly 42,000 customers were without power in an area that included Midtown Manhattan and the Upper West Side. The Metropolitan Transit Authority said
"We're working to identify causes and keep trains moving. More information to come," the MTA tweeted. The agency said trains were bypassing stations impacted by the power failure and service into Manhattan from Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx will be limited.
The A, C, F, D, and M subways lines were down, Councilman Corey Johnson tweeted after talking with ConEd.
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Has FR Search had an outage too?
You knew this had already been posted.
Not enough generation is my guess. Hey, being green has real world costs....
undocumented big gulb get spilled over a control panel at con ed?
nope , BB , when I hit post there was no other posting . I was surprised , frankly .
That doesn’t sound like a lot for a city that large.
Stop being an hysteric, please.
First time I read about it.
It’s a GIGANTIC problem and does cover a large area.
Who is John Galt?
Good grief. It’s summertime, people are using a lot of AC and a transformer blew out.
No new nuke plants since Three Mile Island...and that was 40 years ago.
I'd say the Trump Campaign..?!
(guilty pleasure snicker)
A customer can be an entire skyscraper, its not just individual people. I work for an electric utility, we count an 8 MW hospital as one customer. The way we count customers is typical for the industry.
Hope theyre not dealing with fires in their underground network system, those can do a lot of damage.
There’s a holdup in the Bronx,
Brooklyn’s broken out in fights.
There’s a traffic jam in Harlem
That’s backed up to Jackson Heights.
There’s a scout troop short a child,
Khrushchev’s due at Idlewild
Car 54, Where Are You?
At first they said it was a fire in a subway substation. So who knows?
I wonder is a customer a single power meter or is that one building?
Its a network transformer fire, I knew it!
The FDNY wont put out a fire like this without Con Ed first isolating and de-energizing the part of the underground grid thats affected.
We just dealt with a fire in a downtown network manhole two weeks ago. It killed a lineman and burned another one. There were multiple very large buildings without power for 24 plus hours. We still have one building still on generators.
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