Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 46)

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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Power outage news from around the world

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Hundreds of residents were left without electricity in Ringwood and Three Legged Cross due to a power cut. Initially, it was reported to have affected properties in 55 different BH21 postcode areas, UK.

UPDATE: Power cut affecting parts of Ringwood

A spokesperson for Southern Electric confirmed that engineers were on site to deal with the issue, which was called into them at 11.04am this morning.
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More than 20,000 meters were without power through East Baton Rouge, Ascension, Livingston, and East Feliciana parishes. Power outages happened after three company substations were "de-energized" due to rising flood water. Totally 26,000 customers were without power.

Thousands without power as high water threatens equipment

Nearly 14,000 Entergy customers are without power Monday as crews work across central Louisiana to restore power.
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Hundreds of homes were without electricity after a power cut in Cheltenham.

Hundreds of homes without electricity

Hundreds of homes are without electricity this evening after a power cut in Cheltenham. Western Power Distribution said that 305 homes are still without electricity at 6.45pm. And it could...
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A power cut left around 5,000 people without electricity in Stratton. Other areas including Covingham and Oakley Park were also affected. The cause of the outage is unknown.

Power cut causes havoc for thousands

Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution was first made aware of the problem at 11.03 this morning and immediately began trying to fix the problem, hoping to have the power back on within the hour.
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Delta finally explained: a power surge caused by one malfunctioning piece of equipment tripped a power transformer, killing everything at Delta’s command center in Atlanta.

Delta finally explained how one power outage grounded an entire airline

Earlier this week, Delta passengers worldwide were stranded as a computer failure completely screwed up operations. The ensuing chaos provided a good look at how the robots are actually going to ki…
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Public Service Company of New Mexico said it was unaware of any damage to businesses or residences as a result of the power surge at a substation at Ouray and Unser NW, which tripped circuit breakers and caused seemingly random electrical failures.

Updated: Blackout fried their electronics, PNM customers say

Several home supply stores in the Albuquerque area on Tuesday reported brisk sales of evaporative cooler thermostat/controllers and motors, with customers attributing the need to replace burned out components to Sunday night’s lightning strike, power surge and blackout.
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Few power cuts in India last week, both caused by maintenance work on power grid: Agra, Sikandara, Kalaburagi

Residents of city hit by power failure - Times of India

Frequent power cuts due to maintenance work of power grid at 220 sub- station in Sikandara made it difficult for the residents of the city to get on with their daily living on Thursday. The residents had to put up with no electricity for more than 3-4 hours on Wednesday also.
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A really huge power outage to 20,000 Central Hudson customers. Residents are counting on their fans and air-conditioners to keep cool and their refrigerator to keep food cold.

300 remain without power after thunderstorms cut service to 20,000 Central Hudson customers

A line of severe thunderstorms rolled through the area around 8 p.m. Saturday, cutting power to approximately 20,000 Central Hudson customers, according to utility spokesperson John Maserjian.
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Hundreds of residents were left without electricity in Ringwood and Three Legged Cross due to a power cut.

UPDATE: Power cut affecting parts of Ringwood

A spokesperson for Southern Electric confirmed that engineers were on site to deal with the issue, which was called into them at 11.04am this morning.
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About 1,800 homes hit by a power cut in Stockport. The high voltage fault initially cut out power for 2,217 customers living in the Romiley area at 9.50am.

More than 1,800 homes affected by huge powercut in Stockport

Engineers have since been able to restore electricity to some homes and are working to fix the problems.