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Don't mislead investors about power outages or they may sue you

Pacific Gas and Electric executives are accused in misleading investors about the company’s preparedness preparedness for pre-emptive blackouts. They faced complaints of poor planning, insufficient coordination with local governments, a downed website among other problems.
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A prolonged power outages could kill many

"Can Phoenix survive a summer power outage with no air conditioning?" - asked in the header of this report. Officials said 155 people died because of the heat in 2017. Although long-term power outages are rare, but some people remember when 45mln were without electricity because of the Canadian and Northeast grid collapses..
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UK blackouts raise questions over private sector’s right to profit from power

Energy network companies are under investigation after multiple power cuts in the UK. Over last months power failures increased in the UK what raised questions from the industry regulator.
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This report connects temperatures and power cuts.

"Extreme global temperatures pushing human body 'close to thermal limits', as climate change sees heatwaves sweep planet"
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Untreated wastewater flows into sea after power failure at Eastbourne site.

A power cut at Southern Water’s Eastbourne wastewater treatment works caused untreated wastewater to flow into the sea.
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Two-hour-long power failure hits 1.5 lakh consumers.

The reason of power cut in Pune, India was a failure of 132KV underground cable.
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Multiple blackouts in USA on Saturday

Power outage paralyzed Disney Springs. "It appears a power outage, which took place approximately at 9:30 PM, has affected the entire area of Disney Springs’ West Side, Town Center, and The Landing." - according to this photo report. In some areas, fire alarms are going off due to the loss of power.
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Regal Henrietta evacuated for power outage

Saturday was "good" for power outages through the country. The reason of the outage in The Regal Henrietta movie theater is unknown yet.
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Power outage in Washington D.C. impacts more than 39,000 people.

Another huge blackout in USA for a short period of time - this time in the nation's capital. The reason again an equipment issue on a substation.
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The cause of massive Manhattan blackout is now reported.

The power failure that put ~72,000 customers of the most populated area to darkness on Saturday night was due to equipment failure. A 13,000-volt cable burned up. Failures triggered the halt of the flow of electricity to six neighborhood networks.