Tens of thousands of homes and businesses across the state are without power Friday morning due to a combination of issues at a substation and switching stations for two of the state’s major utility companies, officials said.
The overall outages for PSE&G and JCP&L customers hit 50,000 customers by 11 a.m. The problem areas and numbers have changed rapidly through morning since the outages began around 5:30 a.m.
Union County was bearing the brunt of the outages at 11 a.m. with 21,000 PSE&G customers without electricity due to what a spokeswoman called weather-related damage to circuits at switching stations. In …read more
Source: NJ.com Bergen