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'Smouldering pavement' shuts Gloucestershire high street

A small number of homes were temporarily without power in Gloucestershire following an underground electrical fire. Power is restored now.
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Around 30,000 lost power in New York area.

Powerful wind gusts have knocked out power to thousands in Central and Western New York Tuesday morning. National Grid gives some guidance how to act during power cuts.
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California citrus growers saw the coldest temperatures of the season.

Temperatures in California dropped to 27F. This will negatively affect citrus industry. Damaging temperatures threaten the fruit. Growers use different methods of warming but they all rely on power.
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Multiple power outages in South Africa

Power failures in Gauteng and other locations caused not by a technical fault or load, but cable and scrap metal thieves. Power supply chain experiences economic sabotage.
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Power cut in York creates chaos.

Major power cut hits more than 5,000 homes and sparks commuter chaos in York. The outage was caused by another company inadvertantly damaging an underground electricity cable.
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They can't decide whether these power outages are crimes or acts of heavens.

blackouts in California, Arkansas, Florida... "Did a gunman try to sabotage the city’s electrical grid? Could the outage have been domestic terrorism?"
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Power outages in Tuscon

Trico blackout affecting more than 6,000 customers. The cause of the outage is under investigation.
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1.4 million businesses at risk of power cuts in the UK

This study suggests that 1.4 million businesses at risk of power cut in the UK post-Brexit.
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Power outage in Florida

West Palm Beach experienced an early morning power outage that affected around 9000 customers, travelers saw the lights flicker on and off at the Palm Beach International Airport.
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Power cut to more than 2,000 homes in Moorabool and Hepburn

Power cut in Victoria, Australia caused by fallen power line. About 2000 were without power.