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For the people who provide you with safe, reliable power, electric safety is about sweating the details — every single time

By Michael Sullivan, vice president of Transmission and Distribution May is National Electrical Safety Month, which is a pretty important topic for PSEG Long Island. The safety of our customers and employees is a key part of our mission, and we have...

Responding to Higher Energy Prices

How We’re Helping Those Struggling with Bills. As families across the country deal with higher energy prices, many of our customers right here on Long Island and the Rockaways are concerned about their own energy bills. With energy prices on...

How to Prevent Electrical Fires

Did you know that …. Two-thirds of all electrical fires begin with the cords or the plugs from appliances?On average every day, 36 people suffer injuries and 7 people die in a house related fire.82% parents have not practiced home fire drills with...

Viva Volta! How the humble battery is helping shape New York’s clean energy future

We all owe a great debt to Alessandro Volta, the Italian scientist whose discoveries in the late 18th century culminated in the “electric pile,” the precursor to the batteries we use today. Batteries power countless aspects of our everyday lives...

How to Save This Spring

Channel your weekend warrior and start saving energy and money! The weather is getting warmer, and the days are growing longer. It’s the perfect time to start those outdoor projects you’ve been planning and explore new ways to make your...

Save While You’re Away

Even when no one is home, your house is still using energy. While some of that is necessary, leaving your house running like it’s occupied can waste a lot of energy. With a few simple adjustments, you can keep...

Stay Safe During Spring Storms

Spring is a time of hope and renewal, but it can also bring severe weather and flooding. Are your prepared. Take these steps to keep your home and family safe during spring storms. Safety firstMake sure your family is...

When Scams Become Personal

As a social media generalist at PSEG Long Island, part of my job is educating our customers about the dangers of scammers pretending to be utility workers in order to steal money and personal information. Unfortunately...

7 Energy-Wasting Habits You Should Break

No one sets out to waste energy, but it’s easy to do. Check out these common energy-wasting habits. If they seem familiar, maybe it’s time you started making energy efficiency a part of your daily routine. 1...

Does a Big Screen TV Mean Big Energy Bills?

When it comes to watching TV, Americans like options. In fact, 71% of America’s 118 million households have two or more television sets, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). What’s more, 7...

Staying Safe in Ice and Snow

Living on Long Island or in the Rockaways, you know all too well that winter will always  present several challenges. From removing snow and ice to dressing appropriately and avoiding falls, winter safety should...

How to use a generator safely

The storm outside is bad, the wind is howling and suddenly your power goes out. Thankfully, you have a gasoline-powered generator. However, will you use it safely? Surprisingly, most carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning...

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