Thursday, July 5, 2012

Con Ed Cuts Power 5 Percent in Many Brooklyn Neighborhoods

If your air conditioner doesn't seem to be blowing quite as cold as usual, it may be because Con Edison has reduced voltage by 5 percent several areas of Brooklyn.

According to Con Edison, the power has been cut "as a precaution while repairs are made to equipment."

Neighborhoods with power reductions include:

* Crown Heights, East Flatbush, East New York, Ocean Hill, Brownsville, Williamsburg, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Bushwick and Greenpoint.
* Flatbush, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Prospect Heights, Canarsie, Flatlands, Mill Basin, Old Mill Basin, Bergen Beach, Georgetown, Coney Island, Seagate, Brighton Beach, Manhattan Beach, Sheepshead Bay.

Customers can report power interruptions or service problems online at You can also call 1-800-75-CONED (1-800-752-6633)to report any service difficulties.

Photo by MK Metz

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