Negotiations between PSEG and Greenport Village over a proposed underwater cable project on Fifth Street haven’t moved any further along since a public forum last month between the power company and village residents, said Greenport Village Mayor George Hubbard Jr. READ
As yet another Greenport resident demanded to know why the latest proposal to run an electrical cable from the North Fork to Shelter Island would succeed where the last attempt by the Long Island Power Authority had failed, Christopher Hahn, the director of external affairs for PSEG-Long Island, began to speak louder. READ
A group of about 30 Fifth Street residents expressed concerns about PSEG’s proposal to extend an underground electric cable down their street and across the bay from Greenport to Shelter Island. READ
Despite plans that originally called for work on an electrical cable project between Greenport and Shelter Island Heights, PSEG is silent on its progress in investigating this option. READ
In an effort to reduce power outages in Southold Town, PSEG Long Island crews will be in the area over the next few months to upgrade its equipment.
Long Island Power Authority workers dig the intersection of Bay Shore Road and Island View Lane in Greenport in 2013. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)
For the third consecutive summer, portable generators are being placed on Shelter Island while debate continues about how to address power issues there. They will be located at the Old Highway Barn site off South Ferry Road. (more…)
Long Island Power Authority workers dig the intersection of Bay Shore Road and Island View Lane in Greenport. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)
Southold Town is prepared to sue PSEG Long Island should the company revisit a failed and controversial underwater cable project intended to boost Shelter Island’s power supply.