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News Releases

The latest news alerts, financial reports, and speaking engagements from O&R.

October 15, 2018 - Rockland Electric Asks Rate Review of Storm Hardening Costs

September 24, 2018 - Old Tappan Neighborhood Gets Electric Service Improvements

September 14, 2018 - Gas Crews from Con Edison and O&R Utilities Join Mutual Aid Efforts in Massachusetts

September 10, 2018 - O&R Declares Storm Watch As Severe Weather Approaches East Coast

September 10, 2018 - O&R Takes Steps to Improve Its Call Center Effectiveness

September 6, 2018 - O&R Offers Cool Tips to Help Cope With Another Hot Day

September 3, 2018 - O&R Offers Tips to Cope With a Sizzling September's Debut

August 29, 2018 - Orange & Rockland Donates $10,000 for Needy Kids' Backpacks and School Supplies; Since 2001, Company Has Given $100,000 to this Program

August 28, 2018 - O&R Heat Advisory: Using Energy Tips Can Help You Beat the Heat

August 28, 2018 - O&R: Don't Be A Victim. Help Stop Green Dot Bill Payment Theft

August 27, 2018 - O&R Offers Tips to Beat the Heat, Control Cooling Costs

August 18, 2018 - Rockland Electric Cuts Typical Residential Bill By Almost $5 Per Month

August 17, 2018 - National Advocates for Needy Honor NJ Utilities, Including Rockland Electric

August 16, 2018 - Civic Leaders Dedicate O&R’s New $26m Substation in Deerpark

August 15, 2018 - New Bosses Meet O&R Gas Operator Tech Training Grads

August 15, 2018 - COOL TIPS - O&R Offers Tips to Beat the Heat, Control Cooling Costs

August 13, 2018 - Dominican College RISE Program Promotes STEM Skills With O&R Grant

August 8, 2018 - Stifle the Summer's Swelter With Some Simple Steps for Savings; O&R Offers Tips to Beat the Heat, Control Cooling Costs

August 7, 2018 - O&R Cool Tips Help Ease the Muggy Weather's Grip

August 7, 2018 - O&R, Smarter Grid Solutions Seek Ways to Get More Clean Energy to the Grid

August 5, 2018 - Beat the Heat, Control Its Costs with O&R Cool Tips

August 2, 2018 - Cool Tips More Heat, Humidity and O&R Tips to Stifle the Summer Sizzle

August 1, 2018 - NY Utilities Release Plans for Innovation, Customer Opportunities and Clean Energy

July 27, 2018 - Science Studies Soar at STAC Summer School Sessions

July 27, 2018 - Robots Don't Do All the Work at STAC Science Studies Sessions

July 17, 2018 - O&R Storm Watch Prep Ramps Up Crews for Emergency Response

July 16, 2018 - O&R Declares Storm Watch, Prepares for Heavy Weather

July 15, 2018 - More Heat, Humidity and O&R Cool Tips to Stifle the Summer Sizzle

July 10, 2018 - O&R Warns Customers of Green Dot Bill Payment Scam

July 10, 2018 - O&R Offers Tips to Beat the Heat, Control Cooling Costs

July 6, 2018 - O&R: Crime Doesn't Take a Vacation; Customers Beware Bill Payment Scams

July 5, 2018 - Stifle the Summer's Swelter with Some Simple Steps for Savings; O&R Offers Tips to Beat the Heat, Control Cooling Costs

July 1, 2018 - O&R Heat Advisory: Using Energy Tips Can Help You Beat the Heat

June 29, 2018 - O&R Looks to New Energy Savings, Grid Support Opportunities, Including Energy Efficiency, Storage, Alternative Power Sources

June 28, 2018 - O&R Offers Some Cool Tips to Help Beat the Coming Heat Wave

June 28, 2018 - O&R Helps Rockland Rowing Launch Training Craft for Adaptive Athletes

June 20, 2018 - New Smart Meters, Energy Efficiency Help O&R Beat the Heat

June 20, 2018 - New $26M Electric Substation, Energy Efficiency Help O&R Beat the Heat

June 15, 2018 - To Ease Summer's Sweltering Temps, O&R Offers Cool Tips

June 15, 2018 - Rockland Electric's $28M Project Designed to Improve, Protect Service

June 11, 2018 - RCC Seniors Club Gets a Look Inside the O&R Bill

June 6, 2018 - O&R Awards 19 Rockland County Schools' STEM Projects Grants Totaling Almost $16,000

June 6, 2018 - O&R Awards 14 Orange County Schools' STEM Projects Grants Totaling Nearly $12,500

June 6, 2018 - O&R Awards 8 Bergen County Schools' STEM Projects Grants Totaling Over $7,000

May 31, 2018 - New Upgrades Broaden O&R's Digital Connection to Customers

May 30, 2018 - O&R: Customers Beware Bill Payment Scams

May 24, 2018 - O&R Reminds Rockland Highway Superintendents to "Dig Safely", and Call 811 Before They Dig

May 23, 2018 - O&R Plans to Start New Haverstraw Coal Tar Cleanup

May 18, 2018 - Repairs Continue Around The Clock to Restore Remaining 1,000 Customers

May 18, 2018 - O&R Distributes Dry Ice Today To Deer Park

May 18, 2018 - 95 MPH Winds Hit Sullivan County During Tuesday Storms; O&R Sending More Crews to Repair Severe Damage , Restore Power 

May 18, 2018 - O&R Restoration Continues; More Crews Sent to Sullivan County

May 17, 2018 - O&R Crews to Work Through the Night to Restore Power

May 17, 2018 - O&R Distributes Dry Ice Today to Deer Park

May 17, 2018 - O&R: Nearly 600 Workers In Field Making Repairs, Restoring Power; About 90 % of Customers Back on in Rockland and Bergen

May 17, 2018 - Steady Restoration Progress Made Overnight; Work Continues In Hardest Hit Areas

May 16, 2018 - O&R: Power Restoration Efforts To Continue Overnight

May 16, 2018 - All Available Resources Dedicated to Restoring Remaining 15,000 O&R Customers

May 16, 2018 - O&R Provides Dry Ice to Orange and Sullivan Counties

May 16, 2018 - Power Restored to 38,000 Customers Affected by Violent Storms

May 15, 2018 - O&R: Treat All Downed Power Lines as Dangerous

May 15, 2018 - O&R Crews Working Through the Night to Restore Power; Service Knocked Out to 48,000, the Majority in Orange County

May 15, 2018 - Vicious Thunderstorms Knock Out Power to Tens of Thousands; O&R Mobilizes All Hands to Make Repairs, Restore Service

May 15, 2018 - O&R Declares Storm Alert, Mobilizes Severe Storm Response

May 15, 2018 - O&R Makes Pascack Hill Girl's Baseball Dreams Come True

May 14, 2018 - O&R Declares Storm Watch, Prepares for Heavy Weather

May 10, 2018 - Rockland Electric Briefs Muni Leaders on Smart Meter Roll-Out

May 8, 2018 - O&R: Customers Beware New Bill Payment Scam on Facebook

April 30, 2018 - Spring Season Means: Stay Safe and Call 8-1-1 Before You Dig

April 26, 2018 - O&R, Beckerle Lumber, Spring Valley Rotary Branch Out, Get to the Roots of Arbor Day

April 24, 2018 - O&R Marks Arbor Day at Port Jervis 'Branch' Office

April 19, 2018 - O&R: Power Won't be Restored in Forestburgh Before Midnight

April 16, 2018 - AHA Presents Science Prize to Senior from Pearl River

April 16, 2018 - As Storm Repairs Continue, O&R Warns of Downed Wire Dangers

April 16, 2018 - O&R Repairing Storm Damage, Restoring Electric Service

April 16, 2018 - O&R Declares Storm Alert, Restores Wind-Related Outages

April 15, 2018 - O&R Declares Storm Watch, Prepares for Heavy Weather

April 9, 2018 - Customer Bill Reductions for Storm Outages

April 6, 2018 - New Substation Transformer Heads to Its New Hillburn Home

April 6, 2018 - O&R Posts Safety Tips As Stormy Weekend Expected

April 4, 2018 - O&R Declares Storm Alert as High Winds Enter Area

April 3, 2018 - Storm Watch --- O&R Prepares for 2 Strong Storms This Week

March 29, 2018 - Rockland Electric Files Rate Reduction Proposal; Federal Tax Law Change Reduces Rates by $2.9M

March 21, 2018 - O&R Remains on Storm Alert

March 21, 2018 - O&R Safety Update -- Tips for Driving in Work Zones

March 21, 2018 - Storm Alert --- O&R: Treat All Downed Power Lines As Dangerous

March 21, 2018 - Storm Alert --- O&R: All Hands Report for 'Significant Weather Event'

March 20, 2018 - O&R: All Hands to Mobilize for 'Significant Weather Event'

March 19, 2018 - O&R Prepares for a 'Significant Weather Event', Declares Storm Watch

March 12, 2018 - O&R's Providing Food, Medicine Spoilage Reimbursements for Nor'easter Customers Who Lost Power for 3 Days or More

March 12, 2018 - O&R Retains Mutual Aid Crews As Skylar Approaches; Power Restoration for Remaining Outages Continues

March 12, 2018 - Power to Remaining O&R Customers Will Be Restored Today

March 11, 2018 - Safety Alert: Use Caution Driving in Work Zones 

March 11, 2018 - O&R Tracks Path of Winter Storm Skylar as Restoration Work Continues

March 11, 2018 - What’s Yours? What’s Ours? Steps to Take if You Need to Repair Your Electrical Equipment

March 11, 2018 - Final Phase of Restoration Underway for Customers Affected by Winter Storms Riley and Quinn

March 10, 2018 - O&R Works Toward Complete Restoration with Assistance from Crews Across the U.S. and Canada

March 10, 2018 - O&R: Important Safety Reminders as Restoration Continues

March 10, 2018 - O&R Opens Staging Area In Mahwah To Speed Recovery; New Mutual Aid Due Sunday Pushes Field Forces To 1,200 

March 10, 2018 - O&R Zeroes in on Completing Power Restoration with Support From Additional Mutual Aid Crews

March 9, 2018 - O&R: Important Safety Reminders as Restoration Continues

March 9, 2018 - O&R's Outage Map Now Available; Restoration Progresses

March 9, 2018 - Most of Orange, Sullivan, Passaic Back on by Late Today; Most of Rockland and Bergen Back on by Late Sunday

March 9, 2018 - O&R Crews Making Progress in Repairing Storm Damage

March 9, 2018 - Restoration Efforts Continue in the Aftermath of Violent Back-to-Back Storms

March 8, 2018 - O&R Works to Safely Restore Service in the Aftermath Of Violent, Back-to-Back Storms

March 8, 2018 - O&R: For Safety's Sake, Use Caution Driving in Work Zones

March 8, 2018 - O&R: Clear Away Snow, Ice To Keep Gas Service Safe

March 8, 2018 - O&R Addresses Second Storm Emergency in Less Than a Week

March 7, 2018 - O&R Makes Repairs After Back to Back Storms

March 7, 2018 - Storm Knocks Out Power to 10,000 in Western Bergen County; Substations Damaged in Franklin Lakes, Oakland

March 7, 2018 - As Storm Rages, O&R Warns of Carbon Monoxide Danger

March 7, 2018 - O&R Now Repairing Damage From Latest Storm 

March 7, 2018 - O&R Sends More Crews to Restore Power in Sullivan County

March 6, 2018 - O&R: For Safety’s Sake, Use Caution Driving in Work Zones 

March 6, 2018 - All O&R Resources Dedicated to Making as Many Repairs Possible Ahead of Winter Storm Quinn

March 6, 2018 - O&R Delivers More Dry Ice Today To Forestburgh

March 6, 2018 - O&R Working Toward Complete Power Restoration

March 5, 2018 - O&R: Heating With Stove Creates Carbon Monoxide Danger

March 5, 2018 - O&R Focused on Riley Restoration While Preparing for Another Major Storm

March 5, 2018 - O&R Prepares For 2nd Major Storm in Less Than a Week

March 5, 2018 - O&R Focuses All Resources on Restoring 5,600 Customers Who Remain Without Power

March 4, 2018 - O&R Provides Dry Ice To Those Hit Hardest By Storm 

March 4, 2018 - O&R Restores Service to 87,000 Customers Affected by Storm Riley

March 4, 2018 - O&R: Treat all Downed Power Lines as Dangerous

March 4, 2018 - O&R Expects To Have Power Back To Most Customers By Midnight Tonight

March 3, 2018 - O&R to Distribute Dry Ice at Two Orange County Locations

March 3, 2018 - Keep Gas Service Safe; Clear Away Snow and Ice After the Storm

March 3, 2018 - O&R: Most Customers Due Back in Power by Midnight Sunday

March 3, 2018 - In Storm’s Wake, O&R Warns of Carbon Monoxide Danger

March 3, 2018 - O&R Restoration Efforts Expected to Continue Through the Weekend

March 2, 2018 - O&R Crews Working Around the Clock to Restore Power – Affected Customers May Need to Plan for Multi-Day Outage

March 2, 2018 - O&R Crews Working Through the Night to Repair Storm Damage and Restore Power to More than 40,000 Customers

March 2, 2018 - O&R Storm Damage Repairs Underway - UPDATE

March 2, 2018 - O&R Storm Damage Repairs Underway

March 1, 2018 - O&R Prepares for Severe Weather, Declares Storm Watch

February 23, 2018 - O&R to Explore New Ways to Increase Electric Battery Storage Use, Value

February 16, 2018 - O&R Posts Safety Tips as Snow Expected Saturday Night

February 9, 2018 - O&R: Each Customer Gets Two Free Tickets to Rockland Home Show

February 8, 2018 - O&R: Each Customer Gets Two Free Tickets to the Orange Home Show

February 7, 2018 - O&R Posts Safety Tips as Snow, Wintry Mix Coats the Region

January 26, 2018 - O&R Files for Electric and Gas Rate Review With NYSPSC

January 19, 2018 -  O&R to Interrupt Service to 1,700 for Repairs at Rio Substation; Technicians Estimate Electric Service Due Back On Within 3 hours

January 10, 2018 - Attention Teachers: O&R Puts Up $35,000 for Innovative Classroom STEM Projects

January 8, 2018 - O&R: Frigid Temps Break Weekend Electricity Usage Records

January 6, 2018 - A Three Kings Day Toy Distribution in Puerto Rico

January 5, 2018 - O&R: Clear Away Snow, Ice from Gas Meters to Keep Service Safe

January 4, 2018 - Nor'Easter Knocked Out Power to 2,600 at O&R

January 3, 2018 - O&R Posts Safety Tips As Nor'Easter Roars Up Coast

January 3, 2018 - O&R Interrupts Service to 1,460 to Perform Emergency Repairs at Rio; Technicians Estimate Electric Service Due Back On By 3 p.m.

January 3, 2018 - O&R: Preparation Key to Coping with Frigid Temps

December 27, 2017 - O&R Offers Free Gas Operator Tech Training Course

December 27, 2017 - O&R: Heating With Stove Creates Carbon Monoxide Danger

December 26, 2017 - O&R Helps Serve the Needy With Grace

December 26, 2017 - O&R Employee Group Donates Coats, Cash to Port Jervis Holiday Program

December 22, 2017 -  Scammers Think it's Better to Take Than Receive at Holiday Time

December 15, 2017 -  Rockland Electric Decks the Halls for Holiday Party

December 15, 2017 - O&R, Spring Valley Rotary Share the Power of Words; Donate Dictionaries to East Ramapo Schools' 3rd Graders

December 13, 2017 - Rockland Electric Donates $10,000 to Bergen Winter Wonderland

December 13, 2017 - O&R: These Cold Weather Coping Tips Save Energy and Money 

December 12, 2017 - O&R: Heating With Stove Creates Carbon Monoxide Danger

December 7, 2017 - O&R Gas Operator Tech Training Grads Meet Their New Bosses 

December 7, 2017 - O&R's Exploring New Energy Storage Technology for Grid Support

December 5, 2017 - O&R Donates $5,000, Helps Place Holiday Wreaths on All West Point Graves

December 1, 2017 - O&R Donates $1,500 to Aid Nyack Center's Before/After-School Programs

December 1, 2017 - Robert Sanchez Named O&R President and CEO 

November 29, 2017 - O&R Brightens the Holidays with Lighting Tips

November 17, 2017 -  Progress in Puerto Rico: O&R, Con Edison Crews Begin Restoring Power

November 16, 2017 - NYSPSC Approves O&R Smart Meter Program for Orange, Sullivan Counties; Gives Customers There More Electric Use Choice, Convenience and Control

November 16, 2017 - O&R, South Orangetown Rotary Share the Power of Words with Cottage Lane Third Graders

November 14, 2017 - O&R's Cocking Leads Joint Con Edison-O&R Relief Operation in Puerto Rico

November 14, 2017 - O&R Urges: Don't Fall Victim to Predatory Scammers

November 14, 2017 -  Governor Cuomo Announces 160 Utility Personnel Arrive in Puerto Rico to Assist with Power Grid Recovery 

November 9, 2017 - O&R's Winter Tips to Help Save Money, Keep Warm, Stay Safe

November 9, 2017 - O&R: Preparation Key to Coping with Winter's Chill; Savings, Comfort and Safety All Top Goals

November 9, 2017 - Rockland Electric Asks Rate Review of Storm Hardening Costs

November 6, 2017 - O&R, Bon Secours Support Tri-State Chamber's Kucher's Kids Shoe Drive

November 2, 2017 -  O&R and Con Edison Crews, Equipment to Aid Puerto Rico Power Restoration

October 30, 2017 - O&R: Vast Majority of Storm Electric Outages Due Back on by Midnight Tonight

October 30, 2017 - O&R Has Deployed All Crews to Repair Storm Damage and Restore Service 

October 29, 2017 - O&R Restoring Early Power Outages, and Remains Prepared for Severe Weather to Come

October 29, 2017 - O&R Prepares for Severe Weather, Declares Storm Alert

October 27, 2017 - O&R Prepares for Severe Weather, Declares Storm Watch

October 24, 2017 - O&R Restores Power to About 3,500 Knocked Out By Storms Today

October 23, 2017 - O&R Prepares for Severe Weather, Declares Storm Watch

October 23, 2017 - Nurturing the 'Roots' of Sustainable Living in Mahwah

October 20, 2017 - O&R Welcomes SUNY Orange to Tri-State Chamber 'Business Buzz'

October 5, 2017 - O&R Employees Donate Supplies to Aid Community Chronic Illness Support

October 5, 2017 - Rockland Electric, First Responders Join in Tabletop Drill 

October 3, 2017 - Meet the 'Rock Stars' Saturday at the Lamont-Doherty Observatory Open House

October 3, 2017 - Furnace Tune Up Helps Prevent Carbon Monoxide Danger

October 2, 2017 - Rockland Electric Maps Out Smart Meter Program 

September 29, 2017 - Local Officials Get Crisis Leadership Tips From Hero General

September 19, 2017 -  O&R Gas Operator Tech Training Grads Meet Potential Bosses

September 19, 2017 -  O&R at Orangetown PD's Open House to Discuss Smart Meter Benefits

September 18, 2017 - O&R Offers Safety Tips as Hurricane Jose Passes By 

September 15, 2017 -  "Category 5" General Shares Leadership Insights

September 13, 2017 - O&R Sending More Workers to Aid in Hurricane Recovery 

September 12, 2017 -  O&R Reaching Florida Today to Aid in Hurricane Recovery

September 11, 2017 - O&R's Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts Continue Today

September 10, 2017 - O&R Offers Assistance to Help Florida Cope With Destruction From Hurricane Irma's Awesome Fury

September 1, 2017 - O&R Replaces Gas Main as Part of City's Neversink Bridge Project

August 28, 2017 - O&R to Replace 3rd Ward Gas Main in Port Jervis Starting August 29

August 24, 2017 -  O&R Eying New Energy Savings, Grid Support Opportunities, Including Energy Efficiency, Storage, Alternative Power Sources

August 18, 2017 - O&R: $10,000 for Needy Kids' Backpacks and School Supplies; Since 2001, Company Has Given $100,000 to This Program

August 5, 2017 - O&R Crews Head to Binghamton to Help Restore Power

August 3, 2017 - O&R: Require Utility Workers at Your Home to Show I.D.; Stony Point Incident Underscores Need for Caution

August 3, 2017 - O&R Promotes Savings at 11th Annual 'Night Out' Event in Port Jervis 

July 25, 2017 - O&R Donates $50,000 to STAC Middle School Summer STEM Studies

July 20, 2017 - It’s A Scorcher!

June 22, 2017 - O&R Boosts Theater Arts at Forestburgh Playhouse

June 19, 2017 - O&R Restores Power to About 1,700 Knocked Out by Storms Today; Crews Working to Get Service Back to Another 530 Still Out

June 19, 2017 - O&R Prepares for Severe Weather Today, Declares Storm Watch

June 12, 2017 - O&R Posts Heat Watch for Tuesday; Advises Wise Electric Use

June 11, 2017 - O&R Posts Heat Watch; Advises Wise Electric Use Monday, Tuesday

June 9, 2017 - O&R Helps Make Goshen Girl's Baseball Dreams Come True

June 8, 2017 - HEAT WATCH --- O&R Declares Heat Watch for Monday Through Tuesday

June 7, 2017 - Con Edison to Transport 2 Major Replacement Units to its Hillburn Substation Sunday 

June 5, 2017 - O&R Helps Sponsor Tri-State Chamber's Banquet With the Banach Brothers

June 2, 2017 - O&R Shares Tips with Orange 1st Responders on Working Safely Near Electric/Gas Equipment

June 2, 2017 - O&R to Replace Pike St. Gas Main in Port Jervis Starting June 12

May 30, 2017 - United Way Honors O&R for $150,000 Fundraising Campaign

May 26, 2017 - O&R: Rockland Projects, Energy Efficiency Help Beat the Heat

May 26, 2017 - O&R: New Orange County Projects, Energy Efficiency Help Beat the Heat

May 23, 2017 - 34 Innovative STEM Projects Win O&R Grants Totaling More Than $30,000; 11 Bergen Classrooms Awarded More Than $10,000 in Annual Competition

May 23, 2017 - 34 Innovative STEM Projects Win O&R Grants Totaling More Than $30,000; 10 Orange Classrooms Awarded Nearly $10,000 in Annual Competition 

May 23, 2017 - 34 Innovative STEM Projects Win O&R Grants Totaling More Than $30,000; 12 Rockland Classrooms Awarded More Than $10,000 in Competition

May 23, 2017 - 34 Innovative STEM Projects Win O&R Grants Totaling More Than $30,000

May 18, 2017 - Concentrating on STEM Studies

  

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