New Light Poles Installed In Philadelphia Following I-Team InvestigationThe workers replaced aluminum poles with new, safer fiberglass poles that do not conduct electricity.
I-Team Exclusive: City Worker Hospitalized, Suffering Electric Shock From Light PoleA CBS 3 I-Team Exclusive Report reveals a city worker was treated for non-life threatening injuries at Hahnemann Hospital after being jolted with electricity when he came into contact with an overhead light pole
3 On Your Side: Charge Your Smartphone, Without The Cord?Between smartphones, tablets, laptops, wearable tech and more, we love our gadgets on the go but when it comes time to recharge, most of us are still tethered to a power supply. But as 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds in the near future you may be able to power up without the cord.
3 On Your Side: Winter Heating Costs3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at the numbers.
Suing The Power Company After An OutageWhen there is a power outage, people - and offices that can’t do business - start to wonder: can I sue the power company if there’s a blackout?
Pa. Ranks Out Of Top 10 States For Solar Energy, N.J. Ranks 3rdPenn Environment field organizer Sophie Grueterich says while Philadelphia has set a goal of producing enough solar power for 20,000 homes by 2025, more solar-friendly policies are needed to make it happen.
Pa. Attorney General: File A Complaint If You Think You’re Being Gouged For ElectricityPennsylvania’s attorney general is inviting consumers to file complaints with her office if they believe they have experienced abnormal and extreme increases in costs for electricity.
Almost A Week Later, Some Residents Still Without PowerIn certain places where the road is blocked, where power is a memory, where trees tangle and sprawl out on electric lines over homes long abandoned. It would seem normal life has all but ceased.
Gov. Corbett Tours Storm-ravaged Montgomery CountyPECO crews are working to restore power to thousands in the area, including in Montgomery County.
Pa. Electric Customers Urged To Review Contracts After Recent Price Increases In Wholesale Power MarketThe Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission is warning electric customers who have a competitive supplier to review their contracts after recent price increases in the wholesale power market.
Regional Power Grid Operator Urges Consumers To Cut Back Electric UsageConservation measures will not only help maintain the power grid but will also help soften the blow of heating bills that may soar after yet another bout of bone-chilling cold.
3 On Your Side: Pinching Pennies With Your Heating CostsFirst comes the frigid cold, then comes the big utility bills. If you haven't received a larger than normal heating bill this winter, it's probably coming. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us about simple things you can do to keep costs under control.