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Con Edison's Sandy Response

Con Edison's Sandy Response

Reminiscent of the storm that devastated New Orleans, Louisiana, several years ago, Hurricane Sandy ravaged both Con Edison's underground and overhead electrical delivery systems in late fall 2012. Winds gusted up to 90 mph (145 kmph), sending thousands of trees crashing onto overhead lines, while unprecedented floodwaters rushed into substations and other critical facilities, ultimately crippling many sections of the city.

Con Edison, which serves 3.3 million customers in t

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