Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 106)

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The mid-day thunderstorms that roared through southeast Louisiana on Sunday (May 1) left about 5,700 electricity customers without power.

Storms knock out power to 5,700 in southeast Louisiana

Outages reported in New Orleans, North Shore, River Parishes
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A windstorm caused major damage throughout Weber and Davis counties on Saturday night and Sunday morning, resulting in widespread power outages.

UPDATE: Power slowly being restored around Ogden and Layton

Rocky Mountain Power crews are working to restore power to more than 21,000 people.
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Power outage in Fargo could have been caused by a tree branch falling on a line or contact by an animal, but there is no the exact cause yet.

Power fully restored after downtown Fargo outage

FARGO - A power outage caused some stoplights to go dark and lights to flicker in downtown Fargo on Sunday, but most homes didn’t lose power for long. An Xcel Energy outage map listed more than 2,200...
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The new measure, enacted last June, temporarily disables equipment that allows the electric grid to automatically restore power when an electrical problem occurs on a section of line. Long Island, New York, USA.

PSEG: Safety measure increases power outages

PSEG Long Island has implemented a safety procedure aimed at reducing worker fatalities that has also increased customer outages by around 5 percent a year,
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Over 10,000 DP&L customers were without power in Montgomery County Sunday morning. OH, USA.

Over 10,000 without power in Montgomery Co. | Dayton News

Over 10,000 DP&L customers are without power in Montgomery County Sunday morning.
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Power outages causes are classified now. Wildlife near power equipment is the most common cause of outages at public power utilities, and the failure of overhead equipment is the second most common cause, according to the American Public Power Association’s latest annual survey on distribution system reliability. Weather was third on the list, while vegetation was fourth.

American Public Power Association - Squirrels, other wildlife are most common cause of outages,...

Wildlife near power equipment is the most common cause of outages at public power utilities, and the failure of overhead equipment is the second most common cause, according to the American Public Power Association’s latest annual survey on distribution system reliability.
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“The feeder lines from the 230-KV Tondairpet substation developed fault due to an overheating on account of full load. It required manual work to rectify the problem."

Power Outage Makes Hot Day in City Hotter - The New Indian Express

CHENNAI: A massive power outage, almost throughout Saturday, was reported in several localities of the city. Residents of localities, including Adyar, Besant Nagar, parts of OMR and ECR stretch, were highly inconvenienced as they had no power until late evening, when EB authorities began restoring t…
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Over 20,000 customers were affected by the power outage Saturday morning, but that number is now down to about 12,000. Memphis, TN.

Thousands of MLGW Customers Affected By Power Outage

Over 10,000 Memphis, Light, Gas and Water customers are without power. The company said the hardest hit areas were in Midtown, Whitehaven, Southwest and East Memphis by weather.
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Transmission line between Sriperumbudur and Taramani went down as the grid could not cope with the demand for power on the line. Due to this, power to Taramani sub-station was affected and many areas in south Chennai went without power. India.

Chennai reels under power outage as two major lines go down - Times of India

The overall demand is expected to fall once the agricultural demand goes down. "Apart from domestic and industrial demand, farmers' demand is high even in April. This is due to more groundwater being available this year.
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A power outage caused a disruption in service on the Green Line and disabled elevators and escalators at several stations, according to MBTA officials. Boston.

MBTA power outage causes delays for riders - The Boston Globe

Riders should expect delays Saturday throughout the MBTA’s subway system, according to authorities.