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PSEG Long Island Reduces Customers’ Central Air Conditioning Cooling

PSEG Long Island remotely adjusted the central air conditioners of some 30,000 customers in an effort to cut peak electrical use due to hot weather, officials said. The “curtailment” program allows the utility to cut energy use in participating homes by turning off the cooling compressors of the air conditioners for...

PSEG Buys Two Power Plants

Canadian Solar Inc. and PSEG announced that Canadian Solar’s subsidiary, CSI Holdco LLC sold two utility-scale solar power plants totaling 4.4MW (megawatts) DC to PSEG subsidiary, PSEG Solar Source. The plants have a 20-year off taking agreement with PG&E. The solar installations, together now called the PSEG Shasta Solar Farm,...

PSE&G Prepares for Summer Electricity Demands

With the summer months heating up steadily, PSE&G has begun to prepare for the expected high demand for electricity. The predicted peak for electricity this summer is 10,562 megawatts (MW). Last years summer peak was 10,521 MW while PSE&G’s all-time high peak was 11,108 MW set on August 2, 2006....

NY Gov. Cuomo Proposes Legislation for LIPA Takeover by PSE&G

May 16, 2013 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled earlier this week a detailed proposal outlining how the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) will be restructured in order to stabilize electricity rates, reduce LIPA’s debt, and provide better overall service for the utility’s customers. In Gov. Cuomo’s press release: “Under...

PSE&G Files Rate Increase Request to Update Energy Grids

PSE&G has filed a request with New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to raise $3.9 billion to update its power and gas energy grids. Termed the “Energy Strong” program, the increased revenue will go towards infrastructure upgrades that will prevent widespread power outages such as those experienced in Superstorm...