• Nearly all of the 5,200 Dominion Virginia Power customers who lost their service this morning have had it restored.
  • About 70 customers remained without power in Long Beach on Saturday morning after a fire in an underground electrical vault shut down service to 30,000 residents on Thursday.
  • In the wake of the thermometer hitting triple digits for the first time this summer on Monday, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas announced Friday that the preceding four days set consecutive electricity demand records for July.
  • The new chief executive at FirstEnergy says deregulation has hurt his company and Ohio, and he wants to see a return to a regulated system for setting prices.
  • Mercy was forced to run on backup generators for more than three hours and divert trauma patients to other hospitals Wednesday during a disruption of electrical service caused by a transformer overload.
  • Seventy-five PPL customers are still without power in Mount Pocono after a line failure knocked out electricity to 1,234 customers.
  • Jamestown didn't have the strongest winds or the worst damage in the state but still caused damage and a power outage to many residents.
  • A stretch of N Street between 16th and 17th streets in Sacramento was closed temporarily to traffic following a report of an explosion and smoke coming from a manhole.
  • More than 2,000 San Juan County households were without power Wednesday afternoon after a semitrailer with a raised dump bed caused a circuit to go out shortly before 2 p.m. at the Lakeview Substation near Farmington Lake.
  • Only 26 Alliant Energy customers are left without power after lightning blew out a transformer around 5:15 a.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of Beloit Avenue, said Chris DuPre, Alliant spokesman.
  • After PPL reported 1,625 customers were without power in the Orwigsburg area Wednesday morning at 9 a.m., the company reported no electrical outages in Schuylkill County as of 11:15 a.m.
  • A power outage forced the closure of Chippewa Valley Technical College's Business Education Center Tuesday morning as well as several downtown Eau Claire locations.
  • More than 2,800 Horry Electric Cooperative customers living in the northern part of Horry County were without power after a transmission outage occurred Tuesday afternoon, officials said.
  • A heat advisory remains in effect through Tuesday night following a round of storms on Monday, with temperatures expected to reach into the upper 90s with a heat index of 110.
  • A power outage over the weekend in Merced affected about 2,000 residents and business and was caused by a "large bird," Merced Irrigation District officials said.
  • Athens Utilities said electrical service has been restored to more than 7,000 customers who were without power for about two hours this morning.
  • There were more than 5,499 electrical power outages to homes and businesses in the Yukon and west Oklahoma City areas early Friday, according to the Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. website.
  • -Some 4,000 homes and business in Troy are still without power a day after a transformer fire knocked out service to 10,000 customers.
  • May 27, 2015 | Kathleen Wolf Davis

    Mike Grisar, principal environmental consultant at We Energies, gives us a peek inside the utility's falcon project.

  • Apr 01, 2015 | Doug Sterbenz

    I love my company, and I love the utility business—what we do and what we mean to the communities we serve. I also know there is a time to tap others on the shoulder and let them answer the call to leadership. For me, that time is now, but I'm not going without imparting a little advice.