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Discover Con Edison in New York
As a New York City electricity and gas utility, Con Edison has provided residents and businesses with New York energy for almost 200 years. This utility provides power to Westchester County and New York City, except a small portion of Queens.
The utility is a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison Inc., which provides natural gas service to parts of Queens and Westchester, Manhattan and the Bronx. In addition to Con Edison in New York, Consolidated Edison Inc. is also the parent company of Orange & Rockland Utilities, which serves Southeastern New York and areas of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Read about how Con Edison gives back
Like many energy utilities, Con Edison is involved with the community in which it serves. The utility awarded 623 grants in 2015, which totaled $10 million and affected more than 1.4 million people. With one of its major focuses being education, the utility has helped support STEM education throughout New York. As reported on its website, the utility has given $3.5 million in support toward 188 STEM programs, helping more than 3,600 students along the way.
Explore Con Edison and the environment
The utility states that maintaining environmental, health and safety standards are foundational to its mission. It maintains certification through the International Organization for Standardization, which keeps it up-to-date and in-line with international standards. Since 2005, the utility and its parent company reduced carbon emissions by 48 percent, and have converted 5,200 NYC buildings from oil to natural gas. Its sustainable growth report also showed that the corporation invested almost $2 billion in renewable projects in more than 13 states.
Contact Con Edison for emergencies
- Area served:New York
- Phone number:1-800-75-CONED