Employees work year-round to improve reliability during extreme weather.
Uniondale, NY - March 1, 2018 - PSEG Long Island is ready for the approaching storm system that is predicted to bring heavy rain, gusty winds, snow and local flooding to the service area beginning Thursday evening. Employees and contractors are prepared to respond to and restore any outages caused by the storm as quickly and safely as possible.
“PSEG Long Island works throughout the year to prepare for extreme weather and to make sure the energy grid is reliable,” said John O’Connell, vice president of Transmission & Distribution at PSEG Long Island. “We are continually trimming trees away from power lines, enhancing technology to detect outages and working on FEMA reliability projects across the service territory—all in order to provide greater reliability and to help prevent outages during storms.”
Be prepared and stay safe during extreme weather:
To report and receive status updates on an outage Text OUT to PSEGLI (773454) or to report an outage online visit www.psegliny.com
Follow PSEG Long Island on Facebook and Twitter to report an outage and for updates before, during and after the storm
Downed wires should always be considered “live.” Do not approach or drive over a downed line and do not touch anything contacting the wire. To report a downed wire call PSEG Long Island’s 24-hour Electric Service number: 1-800-490-0075
Visit PSEG Long Island’s outage map to view outage information across Long Island and the Rockaways at https://outagemap.psegliny.com/
Make sure everyone in the family is prepared and knows what to do if there is an emergency. Visit https://www.psegliny.com/page.cfm/Home/Safety to learn about safety tips from Sesame Street, YouTube safety videos and more.
PSEG Long Island operates the Long Island Power Authority’s transmission and distribution system under a 12-year contract. PSEG Long Island is a subsidiary of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (NYSE:PEG), a publicly traded diversified energy company with annual revenues of $9.1 billion.