Con Edison lineman Mark Noisette hoists a "smart switch" toward a utility pole in Larchmont, N.Y., on Friday, June 14, 2013. The utility is installing hundreds of such switches that can limit the

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Con Edison lineman Mark Noisette hoists a "smart switch" toward a utility pole in Larchmont, N.Y., on Friday, June 14, 2013. The utility is installing hundreds of such switches that can limit the number of outages caused when a tree takes down a power line, in New York City and Westchester County. (AP Photo/Jim Fitzgerald) less 

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Associated Press
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 9:51 PM EDT