Con Edison and Orange & Rockland Crews Heading to Florida for Hurricane Irma Response

Approximately 85 electric power line restoration workers and support personnel from Con Edison and Orange & Rockland Utilities departed New York this morning to assist in the recovery and restoration efforts from Hurricane Irma.

An additional 60 private contractors specializing in overhead electrical work and tree clearance were dispatched to assist in the recovery efforts by both utilities Friday.

The company personnel and contractors are joining a massive mutual assistance effort involving thousands of utility personnel from other states.

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE: ED) is one of the nation's largest investor-owned energy companies, with approximately $12 billion in annual revenues and $49 billion in assets. The company provides a wide range of energy-related products and services to its customers through its two regulated utility subsidiaries, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., and Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc., and its two unregulated energy businesses, Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, Inc., and Con Edison Transmission, Inc.