Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 45)

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Power outage news from around the world

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Almost 3,000 people were without power in Randolph County, Illinois. The power outage included residents in Chester. An Ameren representative reports something likely bumped a line, tripping the substation. The outage was likely caused by flooding.

Power restored to nearly 3,000 in Randolph County

About 2,954 customers are without power in Randolph County, Illinois.
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Almost 3,000 people were without power in Randolph County, Illinois. The power outage included residents in Chester. An Ameren representative reports something likely bumped a line, tripping the substation. The outage was likely caused by flooding.

Power restored to nearly 3,000 in Randolph County

About 2,954 customers are without power in Randolph County, Illinois.
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Power outages are for the birds! Power was out for over 2,000 electric customers in northern Jefferson County for about an hour because of an osprey nest.

Bird Nest Causes Northern Jefferson Power Outage

The outage happened around 7:30 a.m. and affected almost 600 homes and businesses in the village of Alexandria Bay and town of Alexandria, 400 in the town of Clayton, and almost 1,200 in the town of Orleans.
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"If equipment in the substation floods while it is active, a much larger area would lose power and it would likely take longer to restore". Power is out to 4,500 in Baton Rouge, Lousiana.

Entergy power cut delayed as water level holds near substation

BATON ROUGE - Entergy crews say a possible power cut to around 4,500 homes in southeast Baton Rouge may not be necessary as the level of flood water has slowed.
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Hydro outage in Hampstead, Canada affected more than 12,000 homes. The power cut was caused by a gas leak. The fire department requested power be cut.

Gas leak leads to morning power outage in Hampstead

Power is now restored in Hampstead after a gas leak left more than 12,000 customers without power Monday morning.
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The Illinois State Fair, Springfield continues to face problems this year. On Tuesday, power outages were seen throughout the fairgrounds. The cause of the outages is still unknown. It went out after there was a power surge that went through the entire fairgrounds and had a lasting impact on one particular area. One of the biggest concerns that was addressed first was food safety.

Cause of State Fair Power Outage Still Unknown

The state fair has their own internal crew working with Ameren and Bodine Electric to find the cause of the outages. So far, they have found no problems underground or with any circuits on the fairgrounds.
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Underground transformer fire causes power issues in Washington DC. VIDEO.

Underground transformer fire causes power issues in downtown DC

Utility crews cut power to an area of downtown D.C. overnight as firefighters worked to control an underground transformer fire.
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Hundreds of Canvey Island, UK homes have been left without power while emergency repairs are carried out.

UPDATED: Hundreds left without power as emergency electrical repairs are carried out on Canvey

HUNDREDS of island homes have been left without power while emergency repairs are carried out.
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Power was out in downtown Danville, Virginia Tuesday night after an electrical substation went offline, but thousands the Southside are still without power on Wednesday morning.

UPDATE: 2,000 still in dark after power outage in downtown Danville

UPDATE 08/18/2016 at 7:37 a.m. -- At last check, Danville Utilities says 1,937 residents on the Southside are without power.UPDATE 08/18/2016 at 6:05 a.m. -- Thousands on the Southside are still…
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Power outages in New York. Thousands of people were without power as staggering temperatures continued to slam the city. People are also being reminded to conserve electricity: turn off appliances when they are not needed, set air conditioners at 78 degrees or higher, and use energy-intensive appliances like dishwashers, washing machines and dryers late at night, or early in the morning.

Heat Advisory In Effect For New York City Monday

Thousands of people remained without power Sunday morning as staggering temperatures continue to slam the city.