Conservative Search Engine

NY's Con Ed sticking with moratorium on new natural gas service in Westchester
See More From:

Mar 15, 2019 2:20 PM 1+ week ago

A logo of New York power utility Consolidated Edison Inc is seen in New York

(Reuters) - New York energy company Consolidated Edison Inc said on Friday it still plans to impose a moratorium on new natural gas service in parts of Westchester County after March 15 despite a $250 million plan by the state to reduce energy usage.

"The moratorium will still go into effect after March 15," Con Edison spokesman Allan Drury said, noting the company needs to stop hooking up new gas customers to avoid compromising gas system reliability because of limited space on existing interstate pipelines into the region.

New York State has blocked construction of new interstate pipelines for environmental reasons for years as Governor Andrew Cuomo and other state officials want utilities to focus more on renewable power sources and energy efficiency programs, instead of building more gas and other fossil fuel-fired power plants and infrastructure.

Consumers, however, want access to more gas to heat homes and ...

Read More

Search Builder

(Click to add to search box)
gas service  Con Ed  gas system reliability  State Mike Pompeo  Several energy companies  Con Edison announcement  Westchester County businesses  energy efficiency programs  Governor Andrew Cuomo  New York State  Westchester County  America News Network  Westchester NY  Con Edison  New York  heat pumps  system reliability  storage facilities  gas customers  Marcellus shale  Buzzfeed Pres  energy consumption  gas hookups  northeast households  heat homes  power sources  energy usage  United States  Russia Energy Ministry  gas Eric Garcetti  Green New Deal  Con Ed  gas service  New York  Natural Gas  gas deal  Weekly Plunge  

**Content contained on this site is provided on an “as is” basis. 4Internet, LLC makes no commitments regarding the content and does not review it, so don't assume that it's been reviewed. What you see here may not be accurate and should not be relied upon. The content does not necessarily represent the views and opinions of 4Internet, LLC. You use this service and everything you see here at your own risk. Content displayed may be subject to copyright. Content is removed on a case by case basis. To request that content be removed, contact us using the following form: Contact Us.