PSEG-LI Tops Goal With Summer Food Drive

PSEG-LI said Monday that its Power to Feed Long Island initiative had raised the equivalent of 21,944 meals, exceeding its goal by nearly a thousand meals. At a press conference at the Melville headquarters of Island Harvest Food Bank, John Keating, manager of economic and Read More …

Food, Household Good Drives This Weekend

Island Harvest and PSEG Long Island will be collecting donations of food, personal care items and pet food Friday  as part of Hunger Action Day. PSEG-LI’s  summer-long community initiative is aimed at collecting the equivalent of 21,000 meals at six events across Long Island from Read More …

Update: More Rain, Wind Expected for Huntington Area

Updated: 10:06 a.m. Hurricane Henri was downgraded to a tropical storm Sunday morning, with winds of 39 to 57 mph expected for the Huntington area. A storm surge warning remains in effect for the shoreline. The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved aid for New York Read More …

Hurricane Watch in Effect for Huntington Area

Updated: 7:12 p.m. The National Weather Service issued a hurricane watch Friday for the Huntington area. Tropical Storm Henri is expected to move in the area and into southern New England over the weekend. The storm is expected to more seriously affect eastern Long Island Read More …

Utility Wants Customers to Cut Non-Essential Power Use

Updated:  PSEG-LI asked customers Friday to eliminate all non-essential power use between 3-7 p.m. as the high temperatures and humidity are expected to strain resources. “Cover sun-facing windows, raise AC settings and use large appliances at night,” the utility said. Friday’s message took a firmer Read More …

PSEG-LI Nearing Completion of ‘Smart’ Meter Installation

PSEG-LI has nearly completed installation of new meters in the Huntington area that it says will improve the accuracy of readings and the efficiency of collecting data on power use. And while some homeowners say the new meters have increased their bills, the utility cites Read More …

Op-Ed: Time for LIPA to Become Full Public Utility

The G in PSEG could stand for Goofy. PSEG this month faces loss of the 12-year contract it got in 2013 to operate Long Island’s electrical grid for the Long Island Power Authority. This stems from its massive failures during Tropical Storm Isaias in August Read More …

Update: Rain, Wind Knock Out Power to Hundreds in Huntington

Update 9 p.m. : More than 600 Huntington customers lost power Christmas morning as strong winds and rain hit the area. By about 9 p.m. all but about 30 had had power restored, PSEG-LI said. Huntington Bay and South Huntington were the most affected, with Read More …

LIPA Files $70-Million Claim Against PSEG-LI for Isaias Response

The Long Island Power Authority has filed a $70-million claim against PSEG-LI over its response to Tropical Storm Isaias, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Wednesday.  The complaint says PSEG-LI failed to adequately oversee outage management and communications systems, and also complained about a lack of business Read More …

Report: State Attorney General Investigating PSEG-LI

The state attorney general is investigating PSEG-LI’s response to Tropical Storm Isiais, Newsday reported Sunday morning. The investigation will “determine whether violations of state law have occurred,” according to a copy of the letter to PSEG, Newsday said. The letter, dated Aug. 6 and addressed Read More …

Coronavirus: Businesses Close; Some Religious Services Go Online

Updates on the pandemic: PSEG-LI said Tuesday night that it is temporarily closing its 11 customer-service offices, including one in Melville, and temporarily suspended non-critical repair work. Online and phone assistance is still available, and the company directed many employees to work remotely if possible. Read More …

PSEG-LI Awards $75,000 Grant to Huntington YMCA

PSEG-LI has awarded the Huntington YMCA a $75,000 Main Street Revitalization grant to fund the electrical infrastructure of its Jorge Family Healthy Living Center. “We are extremely grateful to PSEG Long Island for its tremendous support of the Jorge Family Healthy Living Center through this generous grant,” Read More …

PSEG-LI Launches Mobile App

PSEG Long Island has launched a new mobile app that enables customers using Apple or Android devices to manage their electric accounts. “Our world is driven by technology. Today’s customers expect companies to do everything they can to make it easier and more convenient to Read More …