Gallery: ConEd Cuts Down Voltage As Heatwave Puts Stress On NYC Electri...

Is it hot enough for ya yet? Struggling to keep up as New York City’s heatwave intensifies, Con Ed has announced that it is reducing power voltage by 5% in some Manhattan neighborhoods due to the stresses put on the city’s electric grid by the rising temperatures. The precautionary measure, also known as a brownout, aims to ease the load on the power grid and allows workers to fix frazzled equipment in the affected neighborhoods.

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