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Downed trees and wires. (credit: Chris May)

Overhead Or Buried, Power Lines Still Vulnerable

After an event like the ice storm, you might wonder, why are power lines on top of utility poles where they’re so vulnerable to falling tree limbs?

02/11/2014

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PECO Makes Progress In Restoring Power After Last Week’s Ice Storm

Now, attention is shifting to our next winter storm.

02/10/2014

(Workers at a makeshift Peco information center await customers with questions.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Bucks County Residents Seeing Electric Lights at the End of the Tunnel

“It’s a slow process,” notes Lower Makefield police chief Kenneth Coluzzi. “We still have a little over a hundred residents out of power.”

02/10/2014

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Latest Power Outage Information — Feb. 10, 2014

Many locations in the Greater Philadelphia area are still facing power outages after Wednesday’s storm.

02/09/2014

(A Peco crew member at work after the February 5th ice storm.  Photo by CBS-3)

PECO Crews Help Many Customers, But Not All See The Light

Heading into the overnight hours, the utility was reporting just over 20,000 remaining outages, a significant drop from Saturday.

02/09/2014

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PECO Tries Damage Control With Both Power Lines And Customers

Hundreds of PECO customers — now in their fifth day with no electricity — showed up for face-to-face sessions the utility set up in the hardest hit suburbs.

02/09/2014

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Power Restored For Many While Others Remain In The Dark

Tens of thousands of PECO customers were happy and warm Saturday night, but, there’s still many more people throughout the area who are still in the dark.

02/08/2014

Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Power Goes Out At One Of Center City’s Largest Homeless Shelters

The power went out around 2 a.m. Saturday morning at the Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission at 13th and Arch Streets.

02/08/2014

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Utility Crews Continue Efforts To Restore Power Across Philadelphia Region

Tens of thousands of customers remain without power in the Philadelphia area, days after a winter storm coated trees and electrical lines with ice.

02/08/2014

(A sign on the door of a Red Cross shelter set up at Lionville Middle School indicates that pets are not allowed at that location.  Photo by David Madden)

Yardley Residents Frustrated By Another Extended Outage

As of late yesterday afternoon, no PECO customers in Yardley had power and many residents say it is a nightmare revisited.

02/07/2014

Alan, a Spring-Ford High School student, doing his homework at the Exton Square Mall. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Malls Keep The Lights (And Phones, Laptops, Tablets) On For Those Without Power

In this age of connectivity, many of those without power in our area have had to scramble to charge their phones, tablets and laptops.

02/07/2014

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Who Gets Their Power Back On First? An Inside Look At PECO’s Game Plan

If you’re home is without power it depends on which power line is damaged that counts.

02/06/2014

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Power Slowly Restored To Electric Customers Throughout The Region

The temperatures are going to dip Thursday night into the single digits and many people are still without power, which means at least no heat and no light.

02/06/2014

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“Angels In Orange” Help Clear Storm Ravaged Streets In Chester County

The “Angels” named for their bright orange safety attire, are actually State Gamelands Maintenance Supervisors, specially trained using chainsaws to help clear state game preserves.

02/06/2014

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Gov. Corbett Tours Storm-ravaged Montgomery County

PECO crews are working to restore power to thousands in the area, including in Montgomery County.

02/06/2014

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