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FILE PHOTO: PECO crews work to restore power to residents near 50th and Cedar in West Philadelphia. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Public Utility Commission To Hold Hearings On Ice Storm Power Outage Response

The Public Utility Commission has scheduled a pair of hearings later this month in the suburbs to discuss the response to massive power outages caused by the ice storm last month.

03/13/2014

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Road Crews, Mass Transit Ready To Deal With Latest Winter Storm

With another winter storm in the works, all eyes are on the roads, mass transit and the public utilities.

03/02/2014

PECO Truck. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

EXCLUSIVE: PECO Officials And Top Emergency Managers Meet For Closed-door Meeting On Storm Response

Only CBS 3 cameras were there as top PECO officials and emergency managers from four Pennsylvania counties and Philadelphia met behind closed doors to discuss response to power problems during the recent ice storm.

02/27/2014

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Dozens Cleaning Up After Damaging Winter Thunderstorms Blow Through The Area

Gemma Pomilio from the 500 block of Hermit Street in Philadelphia’s Roxborough neighborhood is not alone. Her neighbors spent the day cleaning up and wondering what went wrong.

02/19/2014

(Personnel in the Peco emergency operations center monitor the system for outages in the five-county Philadelphia area.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Nasty Nor’easter Bringing New Round Of Power Outages

On the heels of historic ice storm that left many homeowners without power for nearly a week, Thursday’s storm is knocking out power for many customers in region.

02/13/2014

(A Septa bus makes its way along snow-covered Fifth Street in Old City Philadelphia.  Photo by KYW's Steve Tawa)

Snowstorm Update: Area Transportation and Utilities Limping Along

(** UPDATED **) — The latest, and largest, snowstorm of the current winter season played havoc with transportation and electric service in and around the Delaware Valley.

02/13/2014

December 8, 2013: Snow falls on Route 322 in Delaware County.

Delaware County Emergency Responders Prepare To Respond To Whatever The Next Storm Brings

Delaware County Council Chairman Tom McGarrigle says extra staffers are being brought in to handle an anticipated crush of emergency calls at the 911 Center.

02/12/2014

Devon, Pa. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

PECO Crews Scrambling To Restore All Power Before Next Storm Arrives

PECO is hoping to have all power restored by the end of Tuesday. As of Tuesday morning, a little under 2,000 remained without power.

02/11/2014

File photo.  Credit: CBS3)

Overworked Electric Utility Workers On Call For Yet Another Major Storm

Peco electrical crews are bracing for another winter whammy on Thursday. It is unclear whether workers will be available from other jurisdictions if needed.

02/11/2014

Penn State graduate, attorney Eileen Hurley. (credit: Eileen Hurley)

Attorney: Lawsuit Not An Option For Frustrated Energy Customers

Frustration among Delaware Valley area power consumers is high, particularly among those who were without power for days in freezing temperatures.

02/11/2014

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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