State to Examine Ice Storm Power Outage

“How well did your electric utility communicate with you during the storm?”

Remember last month’s ice storm that led to a record number of power outages,  a problem so vast that some parts of suburban Philly didn’t get power back for nearly a week? Well: the state’s Public Utility Commission is going to take a closer look at how that turned out. CBS Philly reports:

PUC spokeswoman Jennifer Kocher says members of the public are encouraged to attend the hearings andshare their stories.

“Specifically, what we’re looking for is how well did your electric utility communicate with you during the storm?” she said. “Whether it’s through the utility website,phone calls, texts, radio/television, those types of means. Or did the utility provide you with timely and accurate information on the time of restoration?”

The hearings will be held Monday, March 24th and Wednesday, March 26th at the Tredyffrin Township Building. No pre-registration is required.

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  • matthew brandley

    When you have no electricity how are you going to be able to watch t v to find out if your electric provider is going to have your power back on? Again more political logic and tax payer money being wasted. duh