Topic: Baltimore Gas & Electric Company
On Wednesday night 44 million in the Northeast still had no power. The scale of destruction brought by Hurricane Sandy has been beyond anything power companies have dealt with before.
Burned by long power outages last fall, utility companies are prepping for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy, which is expected merge with a winter storm and create what forecasters are branding "Frankenstorm." As many as 50 million people could be effected by Sandy.
Power was back for more than a million customers but lights— and air-conditioning — were still out for about 1.4 million homes and businesses in seven states and the District of Columbia.
President Obama announced Tuesday $3.4 billion in stimulus funding to 'smart grid' projects aimed at promoting green power and reducing electricity bills and blackouts.
10/27/2009 01:00 am