Jersey Central Power & Light Co

Type: Company
Name: Jersey Central Power & Light Co
Nationality: United States
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Blackouts? JCP&L drops paper maps

Jersey Central Power & Light is ditching paper maps and telephone calls in favor of smartphones and mobile computers.The Morristown-based utility is outfitting its first responders, the workers who rush to the scene of power outages, with technology to ... [Published Asbury Park Press - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Route 22 eastbound remains closed following morning rush accident in Branchburg

The highway was closed in both directions for about four hours, following the accident at about 7:30 a.m. on Oct. 30, according to 511nj.org.A utility pole and wires were taken down in the accident. Shortly after 1:30 p.m. Jersey Central Power & Light ... [Published New Jersey Online - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

RVCC to open at 3 p.m., cancels events following power outage

According to the campus website, the main campus will open at 3 p.m. The delayed opening affects the main campus only. The Bridgewater campus will continue with its regular activities.As a result of the outage, the college has cancelled a performance ... [Published Hunterdon County Democrat - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

250 homes lose power near Wertsville in East Amwell Township

– Around 250 homes are without electricity this morning in the Wertsville Road (Route 602) area. The outage map of Jersey Central Power & Light shows the outage also extending south along Rileyville Road (Route 607) toward Hopewell.Cause of the power ... [Published New Jersey Online - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Power outages reported after crash shuts down Route 22 in Branchburg

BRANCHBURG — More than 1,500 customers were without power Thursday morning in Branchburg after , shutting down the highway, authorities said.Jersey Central Power & Light reported on that 24 percent of the township was without power as of 8:45 a.m.Police ... [Published New Jersey Online - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Snow could follow Halloween, not like in 2011

Rain might dampen Halloween trick-or-treaters Friday night, but the snow, if any, that falls in Hunterdon will probably come on Saturday.Forecasters aren’t sure yet just where the rain-snow line will end up but the latest National Weather Service forecast ... [Published New Jersey Online - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Following Sandy, power companies improve infrastructure

Two power companies in New Jersey have made improvements to their infrastructure in hopes of keeping customers serviced during future storms, or restoring service quickly afterward.Two power companies in New Jersey have made improvements to their infrastructure ... [Published Home News Tribune - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Lessons from Sandy

“Sandy whirls toward Northeast,” read the headline on the Sunday New Jersey Herald on Oct. 28, 2012.A graphic accompanied the story of the monstrous hurricane's path from the Atlantic Ocean that led directly to New Jersey.Inside news coverage included ... [Published New Jersey Herald - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

JCP&L equips work crews with mobile devices for outage restoration

Jersey Central Power & Light ( JCP&L ) crews will now use their smart phones and mobile computers to more efficiently assess damage to the electrical system and expedite power restoration efforts in the wake of major storm events.When severe weather causes ... [Published Elp.com - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

On eve of Sandy anniversary, JCP&L workers have new tools

Today, on the eve of the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Jersey Central Power & Light announced new smart phone and mobile computer technology that will allow staff to more efficiently assess damage to the electrical system and expedite power restoration ... [Published New Jersey Online - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

JCP&L Uses New Technology Tools to Streamline Power Restoration Efforts After Storms

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) crews will now use their smart phones and mobile computers to more efficiently assess damage to the electrical system and expedite power restoration efforts in the ... [Published PR Newswire: Energy - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

State board must act on issues critical to seniors

AARP welcomes new New Jersey Board of Public Utilities President Richard Mroz, and looks forward to working with him on key utility and telecommunications issues that affect all New Jersey residents, including those age 50 and older.We call on Mroz to ... [Published Burlington County Times - Oct 28 2014]

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...The infrastructure that's been built over 100 years or so, he said, is "pervasive. It's everywhere, because we get electricity everywhere. So it just takes time to harden the grid, further harden the grid, and it's expensive."
...to customers and help reduce the duration of power outages following severe weather," said Tony Hurley , vice president of Operations for JCP&L.  "Because the information will automatically be transferred from the field to our outage management system, these new tools should help our dispatchers prioritize hazards and direct the appropriate crew to the damage locations where we can get the most customers back on in the quickest amount of time."
...a unique perspective because they detect potential problems not visible to the naked eye," said Tony Hurley , JCP&L vice president of Operations.  "This is just one of the many maintenance processes and infrastructure enhancements we use to help minimize the number and duration of power outages our customers might experience."
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JCP&L, CCM making Morris County business news [Published Morris County Daily Record - 16 hours ago]
Blackouts? JCP&L drops paper maps [Published Asbury Park Press - 17 hours ago]
Route 22 eastbound remains closed following mor... [Published New Jersey Online - Oct 30 2014]
RVCC to open at 3 p.m., cancels events followin... [Published Hunterdon County Democrat - Oct 30 2014]
250 homes lose power near Wertsville in East Am... [Published New Jersey Online - Oct 30 2014]
Power outages reported after crash shuts down R... [Published New Jersey Online - Oct 30 2014]
Cold weekend on the way, snow possible [Published New Jersey Herald - Oct 29 2014]
Snow could follow Halloween, not like in 2011 [Published New Jersey Online - Oct 29 2014]
How N.J. is preparing its power grid for the ne... [Published New Jersey Online - Oct 29 2014]
4 stories in 3 minutes [Published Smart Grid Today - Oct 29 2014]
Tax-Policy Turnaround: Higher Rates for Consume... [Published NJ Spotlight - Oct 29 2014]
Lessons from Sandy [Published New Jersey Herald - Oct 29 2014]
JCP&L equips work crews with mobile devices for... [Published Elp.com - Oct 29 2014]
On eve of Sandy anniversary, JCP&L workers have... [Published New Jersey Online - Oct 28 2014]
Following Sandy, power companies improve infras... [Published Home News Tribune - Oct 28 2014]
Thermovision cameras detect ‘hot spots’ in powe... [Published Atlanticville - Oct 28 2014]
We'll be voting for Cathy Wilson in Morris Twp. [Published The Progress - Oct 28 2014]
JCP&L Uses New Technology Tools to Streamline P... [Published Stockwatch - Oct 28 2014]
JCP&L Uses New Technology Tools to Streamline P... [Published PR Newswire: Energy - Oct 28 2014]
Two Years After Hurricane Sandy, a Reminder of ... [Published Greentech Media - Oct 28 2014]
State board must act on issues critical to seniors [Published Burlington County Times - Oct 28 2014]
Deeds filed with the Hunterdon County clerk's o... [Published New Jersey Online - Oct 27 2014]
Driver charged who hit pole twice [Published Asbury Park Press - Oct 27 2014]
Why Highbridge Capital sells stake in FirstEner... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Oct 24 2014]
Customers Can Expect Higher Bills as Utilities ... [Published NJ Spotlight - Oct 23 2014]
What did Sandy, Irene cost utilities? [Published Asbury Park Press - Oct 23 2014]
AARP fights Verizon, JCP&L decisions [Published Asbury Park Press - Oct 22 2014]
Christie to hold Ebola briefing at Hackensack h... [Published Asbury Park Press - Oct 22 2014]
Old Bridge explores energy options [Published Suburban - Oct 22 2014]
What do you owe for your electricity? [Published Asbury Park Press - Oct 21 2014]
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JCP&L Uses New Technology Tools to Streamline P... [Published PR Newswire: Energy - Oct 28 2014]
MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) crews will now use their smart phones and mobile computers to more efficiently assess damage to the electrical system and expedite power restoration efforts in the ...
JCP&L Thermovision Inspections Help Enhance Mai... [Published PR Newswire: Energy - Oct 14 2014]
MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing inspection efforts, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is using thermographic cameras to capture infrared images that can detect certain potential problems on wires and other ...
JCP&L Completes Upgrades to Enhance Reliability... [Published PR Newswire: Energy - Sep 23 2014]
MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed upgrades on 16 major circuits serving more than 30,000 customers in the counties of Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex ...
JCP&L Morris County Customers to Benefit from D... [Published PR Newswire: Energy - Sep 12 2014]
MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is enhancing electrical service reliability for nearly 6,000 Morris County, New Jersey, customers through new technology installed as part of a Department of Energy ...
JCP&L Completes Substation Upgrade in Burlingto... [Published PR Newswire: Energy - Aug 14 2014]
MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed a $2 million substation upgrade in Wrightstown to enhance customer service reliability and help meet the growing demand for electricity in Burlington C ...
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