Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Consolidated Edison
Penalty: 
$82,050,000
Year: 
2021
Date: 
July 15, 2021
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
utility service violation
Violation Description: 

The New York State Public Service Commission has accepted the terms of settlements valued at $86.2 million regarding alleged violations committed by four New York utilities--Consolidated Edison of New York, Orange & Rockland Utilities, Inc., Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation, and Frontier Communications of New York, Inc.--for failing to adequately prepare for and respond to emergencies, including Tropical Storm Isaias in 2020. Con Edison and its subsidiary Orange & Rockland paid $82.05 million of the total. That settlement also covered alleged violations relating to a 2019 power outage in parts of New York City and a 2018 steam pipe rupture in the city.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
New York Public Service Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New York
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
utilities
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Parent company note: 
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