Isaias

2.2 million homes and businesses along the East Coast have no power after Isaias

This article talks about the gradual development of the Isaias storm as it moved through the East Coast. In looking at the storm's path, we can think of how the aftermath of the storm will leave each and every neighborhood vulnerable to different impacts. Overall, we should ask ourselves what...Read more

9 dead, millions without power after Isaias ravages East Coast: What we know

This article talks about the negative effects and the devastation as brought on by the tropical storm Isaias. As narrated by other articles, flooding and outages are the greatest problems at hand. However, for NYC train and bus networks, fallen trees have led to the interruption of service....Read more

State Legislature to investigate ConEd, utility companies’ response to Tropical Storm Isaias

Cuomo has taken the aftermath of the storm very seriously and wants to get at the heart of the poor response from ConEd and other energy providers. ConEd is specifically highlighted, but the article underscores the difference preparedness would have made for the storm's response. Additionally,...Read more

Connecticut residents still in the dark days after Isaias, as officials criticize utility companies' storm response

This article is particularly interesting in its details of the impacts Isaias has had on Connecticut communities. Relevant to this research study is the article's inferences on energy systems being old and vulnerable to tropical storms like Isaias, which will be increasing in the coming years...Read more

With No Power, Tens of Thousands in a ‘Nightmare’ a Week After Storm

This article talks about the ways in which residents are feeling the repercussions of losing power. Many with chronic illnesses have been seriously hit by this loss of power and are really struggling to cope with the heat, their illness, and the dangers of the pandemic. Both Connecticut and New...Read more

Could ConEd and PSEG Long Island be replaced?

Public Service Commission of New York is looking to revoke some utilities' licenses to operate. It had only done so once in the past. This comes from the Commission's belief utilities underestimated the storm Isaias and its potential impacts, threatening the lives of many. However, while Cuomo...Read more

At least 1 dead, 4 children injured as Tropical Storm Isaias brings high winds, flooding to Pa

This article talks about the serious repercussions felt by Pennsylvania communities as Tropical storm Isaias hit the Northeast. Damages do include partially tore apart roofs, cars, and people who were killed by the storm. The greatest impact so far has been from the resulting power outages. We...Read more

Power outages after Tropical Storm Isaias were a warning to utilities

This article is very interesting in that it details the impacts witnessed by New York City but it also talks about the revealed extant vulnerabilities that are going to be worsened by the storm and that is going to significantly increase exposure and risk of contagion for COVID-19. The article...Read more

Eversource was on a victory lap. Then came Isaias

With Isaias reaping havoc in the Northeast, many would have expected utilities to better respond to the storm that caused thousands of households to be left without power. While Eversource representatives said their response was prompt and relative to the emergency level that had been declared,...Read more

Utilities near end of Tropical Storm Isaias outage woes

This article talks about the repercussions of the storm as it hit Massachusetts. Although outages were felt across the East coast, Massachusetts had not witnessed as many outages as Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York, which were among the worst hit. That said, companies like Eversource...Read more

New York And Connecticut Call For Probes Into Utility Companies' Response To Isaias

This article is another article that talks about governors investigating utilities' poor responses. That said, this article also mentions Connecticut and New York declaring states of emergency in order to speed up assistance to communities most hardly hit by the storm. That said, we should also...Read more

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