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O&R Estimates Power Back to 95% of Customers Affected by the Storm by 1 P.M. Tuesday

Orange and Rockland Utilities (O&R) estimates that power should be restored to 95% of the customers affected by this weather event by 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, and all customers should be restored to service by 11 p.m. Tuesday night.

Approximately 20,000 Orange and Rockland Utilities and Rockland Electric Company customers in all lost electric service in parts of Bergen, Passaic, Sussex, Rockland, Orange, and Sullivan counties when high winds snapped electric delivery lines or toppled trees that fell into the companies’ electric lines causing damage Sunday night into Monday morning.

Overhead line crews worked through the night last night and will continue to work through the night tonight to restore service.

Here are the Estimated Times of Restoration (ETRs) by county:


Orange County – 95% Restored at 11p.m. tonight 12/18

Sullivan County – 95% Restored at 1 p.m. tomorrow 12/19

Rockland County – 95% Restored at 1 p.m. tomorrow 12/19


Passaic County – 95% Restored at 1 p.m. tomorrow 12/19

Bergen County – 95% Restored at 1p.m. tomorrow 12/19

Sussex County – 95% Restored at 1 p.m. tomorrow 12/19


About O&R

O&R is a wholly owned subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc. (Con Edison) (NYSE: ED), one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies. Orange & Rockland is a regulated electric and gas utility that serves approximately 244,000 electric customers and 131,460 natural gas customers in New York. For additional information about O&R, please visit O&R’s Web site at


O&R’s Customers

O&R serves the following communities in New York: Airmont, Bloomingburg, Blooming Grove, Chester Town, Chester Village, Chestnut Ridge, Clarkstown, Crawford, Deerpark, Florida, Forestburgh, Goshen Town, Goshen Village, Grand View, Greenwood Lake, Greenville, Harriman, Haverstraw Town, Haverstraw Village, Highland Falls, Highlands, Hillburn, Kaser, Kiryas Joel, Lumberland, Mamakating, Middletown, Minisink, Monroe Town, Monroe Village, Montebello, Mount Hope, New Hempstead, New Square, Nyack, Orangetown, Otisville, Palm Tree, Piermont, Pomona, Port Jervis, Ramapo, Sloatsburg, South Blooming Grove, South Nyack, Spring Valley, Stony Point, Suffern, Tuxedo Town, Tuxedo Park, Unionville, Upper Nyack, Wesley Hills, Wallkill, Warwick Town, Warwick Village, Washingtonville, Wawayanda, West Haverstraw, Woodbury, Woodbury Village, Wurtsboro. 


O&R, as Rockland Electric Company, serves the following communities in New Jersey:

Allendale, Alpine, Closter, Cresskill, Demarest, Franklin Lakes, Harrington Park, Mahwah, Haworth (part), Montague, Montvale, Northvale, Norwood, Oakland, Old Tappan (part), Ramsey, Ringwood (part), Rivervale (part), Rockleigh, Saddle River (part), Upper Saddle River, Wantage (part), Vernon (part), West Milford (part), Wyckoff (part).