Consolidated Edison (ED -0.2%) reduces the voltage in parts of Manhattan to cope with the surge...

|About: Consolidated Edison Inc. (ED)|By:, SA News Editor

Consolidated Edison (ED -0.2%) reduces the voltage in parts of Manhattan to cope with the surge in electricity sparked by the heat wave. Meanwhile, nuclear plants have been shut down in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland and South Carolina. The plants belong to Exelon (EXC) and Duke Energy (DUK -0.9%). Natural gas futures +4.1% in response to the closures and temperatures.