Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 14)

Go to the main page Power outage news from around the world (before 2021) to see power blackouts around the world before 2021.

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An underground cable fault is blamed for a mass power cut that left more than 1,900 Plymouth, UK properties without electricity.

Cause of power cut that left 1,900 homes without electricity

The power went out in the middle of the football
Power cut in Johannesburg, South Africa due to interruptions at the nirvana substation.

Outage leaves some Gauteng residents in the dark

Joburg City Power says an unexpected power outage has affected some areas including Thembelihle, Rietfontein and Lenasia.
blackout in Australia: at its peak, more than 95,000 properties were without power. Energy minister: “We had plenty of energy in reserves…what went wrong was a massive failure across the energy infrastructure”. United Energy said the issue came about because 500 distribution fuses were overloaded.

Victorian blackout: ‘The system just couldn’t cope’

A staggering 68,000 homes were still without power across Victoria last night, as the power network buckled...
No power - no shopping. Bargain hunters were left waiting around in the cold. Major power cut affecting 250 buildings in Liverpool city centre.

Major power cut affecting 250 buildings shuts shops in Liverpool One

Bargain hunters were left waiting around in the cold
A huge blackout in Glasgow, UK. A reason of the power cut is unknown. Business and residences across the area are without power.

Massive power cut causes outage across Glasgow's west end

G12, G13 and G11 postcodes are affected tonight - engineers and emergency response teams are heading to the local substation.
Laval hydro outage leaves 20,000 without electricity. Hydro Québec reported that the blackout was a result of equipment failure.

Laval outages leave more than 20,000 residents without electricity

The outages appeared to be concentrated in the Chomedey district, but other parts of Laval were also affected.
Here is a report about what caused Monday's a huge blackout in Southwest Florida. About 45,000 lost power for at least 1,5h in Immokalee, Everglades City, Ave Maria and Lehigh Acres. The outage was caused by an issue with a transmission line in a Buckingham power substation that serves the areas that lost electricity.

What caused Monday's massive power outage in Southwest Florida?

As of Tuesday evening, Ryan said LCEC was waiting to receive a more detailed report on the exact cause of the outage, though she said it was most likely not affected by Hurricane Irma.
Delmarva Power said a small fire caused a breaker issue that triggered the outage in Sussex County.

Sussex County postpones special events ordinance public hearing due to power failure

A power outage that hit parts of Georgetown on Tuesday afternoon caused the Sussex County Council to postpone a public hearing on a potential "Special Events Ordinance."
A transformer blew in Richland Township caused power outage in in Cambria County.

Transformer issue causes power outage in Cambria County

UPDATE: According to Penelec's website, all power has been restored. RICHLAND TOWNSHIP – Residents in Cambria County woke up without power Wednesday morning after a transformer blew in Richland…
Power cut to 2,000 homes and businesses across Old Town and Eastcott. The cause of the outage, as it is often in the UK, is a fault in an underground cable. SSE received reports of power cuts before 7am and power supplies to most were restored by 9am.

Old Town hit by power cut

MORE than 2,000 homes and businesses across Old Town and Eastcott suffered a power blackout this morning.