Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 16)

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

For power failure news after 2021 visit one of the following pages:
Power Cut News in the UK
Power Outage News in the US
Power Outage News in Canada
Power Outage News in Australia and New Zealand
Power outage news from around the world

For prompt power outage notifications to your phone see a power failure alarm.

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When you pay over £200 to get to the Land of Dreams, and your dreams crumble due to a power cut...

Power outage shuts Dreamland

Families travelling to Dreamland today have been left disappointed after a power cut ground the site to a halt. A spokesman for the theme park said: “Due to a power outage in the area, Dreamland will be closed.
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A huge blackout in Australia again. A substation at Mudgeeraba tripped and left 60,000 without power on the southern Gold Coast and the Hinterland. This mass electricity outage quickly spread to Robina, Bilinga, Mudgeeraba and Springbrook. Some residents reported that power boxes in their homes were "exploded".

Power restored to 60,000 Coast homes

MORE than 60,000 people were without power this afternoon on the southern Gold Coast and the Hinterland after a mass electricity outage.
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A large of Auckland is without electricity after car struck a rural power pole sending power lines and a transformer onto the car. Power outage map was updated early on Wednesday to show the power was expected to be fully back on by 9am, after the map earlier said 6am.

Power cut to large area north of Auckland after car hits pole and pulls down lines

The lines and transformer then fell onto the car behind, stranding its three occupants - two of whom were eight years old. A witness said the ute, which was towing a digger, drifted into gravel on the side of the road and lost control before hitting the pole. Children stranded and "unsafe" after car...
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A malfunction at one of the utility’s substations caused a huge power outage to 10,000 in Stamford. Eversource spokesman did not have specifics about the problem or which substation was affected.

Power restored to Stamford after big outage

Residents who contacted Eversource were told at first that electricity would be restored about 5 p.m., then that it would be 6:15 p.m., and then 7:30 p.m. Dorsey said service was restored for some customers as the afternoon went on because crews were able to redirect electricity around the problem.
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Hydro outage was caused by a cable failure, Ottawa, Canada.

Power restored after four-hour outage near Algonquin College

Traffic was a mess and more than than 2,000 users were without power Tuesday morning as the result of a blackout near Woodroffe Avenue and Baseline Road.The outage occurred at about 8:15…
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Power has been restored to most of the 7,500 customers in Victoria, Oak Bay and Saanich without power this morning.

Power restored for most capital residents; heavy rain may have led to outages

Power has been restored to most of the 7,500 customers in Victoria, Oak Bay and Saanich without power this morning. Hydro crews are still investigating the cause, but it’s believed . . .
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Oz Minerals could build standalone renewable power plants to ensure uninterrupted electrical supplies to protect them from power outages such as September 2016’s statewide blackout.

Copper miner explores standalone energy options in Australia

Besides worries about power failure such as September 2016’s statewide blackout, Oz Minerals’ contract with an energy provider to supply power for its flagship Prominent Hill mine expires at the end of 2018. It has also yet to sign a supply contract to deliver power to a second mine under developmen...
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1,800 in Yuma, Arizona were without power Sunday night. According to the APS Outage map, service has been interrupted to a major power line.

Power outage is affecting over 1,800 customers

The power outage was reported at 7:30 p.m. APS says they are working to restore power in Yuma where residents have been impacted. The areas affected include 12th Street to 26th Street and Avenue D to 33rd Drive.
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About 100 homes in Auckland are without electricity after a vehicle crashed into a power pole in Westmere.

Power outage in Auckland suburbs after crash

Homes without power overnight.
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An underground primary line in the downtown area Parsons failed on Monday night. About half of the businesses are closed for the day.

Line failure leads to power outage

Note: This story was corrected. The original story incorrectly stated Trisha Brennecke talked to firefighters about a manhole cover being blown into the air. Brennecke saw the firefighters at a…