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After Hurricane Sandy: 18 updating outage maps to watch

By: Brian Warmoth |

Hurricane Sandy delivered unprecedented levels of damage to the Northeast this week, and utilities from around the country from New Orleans to Wisconsin have sent in able-bodied line workers to assist with repairs. Staying on top of the outages can be a difficult task, but updating status reports the following utilities can be found at these links:

Appalachian Power—Appalachian Power’s map still shows significant outages in Virginia and Tennessee as of Tuesday.

Atlantic City Electric—Sandy left New Jersey with lots of work to be done, and ACE’s map shows much of it with nearly 180,000 customers still without power as of Tuesday.

BGE—Baltimore Gas & Electric shows just under 200,000 customers without power as of around noon Tuesday. It also keeps track of the more than 100,000 restorations that have taken places since Sandy first hit.

Connecticut Light & Power—CL&P’s map showed about 38% of its customers being affected by outages Tuesday following the storm.

Consolidated Edison—Con Ed is at the center of attention right now, with 11,431 outages affecting 804,813 customers, most visibly in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Dominion Resources—Dominion customers saw significant outages as well, particulary in and around Fredericksburg, Va.

Duke Energy—Duke collects links to all of its customers, including those being served by Progress Energy, in the Carolinas, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Florida.

FirstEnergy Corp—including Potomac Edison and Jersey

Long Island Power Authority—Long Island still showed nearly a million customers without power as of midday Tuesday. Their interactive map shows outages and update times for the area.

National Grid—National Grid was still working to fix almost 4,000 outages affecting more than 180,000 customers around the Northeast on Tuesday, according to their map.

NOVEC—NOVEC had almost 14,000 customers affected by outages in Virginia/D.C. area as of Tuesday.

NStar—NStar was still at work in Massachusetts Tuesday with about 6% of its 1,151,085 customers still impacted by outages.

PECO—Pennsylvania’s largest utility company keeps track of its repair efforts on PECO.com.

Pepco—D.C.’s major electric provider showed 1,198 outages affecting 13,721 customers the day after the storm.

PPL—PPL Electric Utilities has almost 400,000 customers without power as of Tuesday, and it keeps track its current outages in Central and Eastern Pennsylvania on its site.

PSE&G—Public Electric Service & Gas was still working to restore power in several areas of New Jersey after Sandy. Status updates can be seen on PSEG.com.

Unitil—Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire situations can be tracked on Unitil’s website. All three states were experiencing outages Tuesday.

Western Massachusetts Electric—Outages were affecting power for about 4% of 212,768 Western Mass customers Tuesday, according to its map.