Penelec's Dec. 28 Power Outage Was Necessary for Crew Safety
January 5, 2023
A Penelec spokesman said that the planned power outage on Dec. 28, 2022, went mostly as planned but he could not verify that the upgrades will improve electric power reliability in Morrisons Cove.
Todd Meyers, a senior communications representative with Penelec’s parent company First Energy Corp., said that he was not sure if the equipment upgrade performed during the outage will reduce the number of unplanned outages in the Cove.
“I’m not sure if it will have an effect,” he told the Herald. “It could be all kinds of things [that interrupt the power supply]. Lots goes on, especi...