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Power cut in Aberdeen

About 1000 houses lost power after a power cable was cut accidentally by a council worker during work on traffic lights.
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Power failure hits over 5,100 customers

Power outages in Hamilton and Manchester have left over 5,100 customers without power to cool down on the hottest day of the year. The outage caused by the damage to one of the lines bringing power to this area. The Hamilton town hall closed early due to the loss of power.
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15 years since the 2003 Northeast Blackout

If you never heard about the most widespread blackout in North American history that put 50 million people to the dark 15 years ago, here are 30 pictures for you. The US power grid still need improvements. Power outages in the US happen every day.
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Power cut in New Romney.

Power cut hits homes in Greatstone and Littlestone. Power was out due to a fault on the electricity network.
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Now they blame a bird for Idaho Falls power outage.

A hawk got into a transmission line, which caused a short in the line.
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Crash causes power outage.

About 1,800 homes in East Liverpool were without power for several hours after vehicle struck a utility pole, toppling it over and disrupting electrical service.
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Power outage knocks out power for nearly 17,000 in West Seattle.

For second time in a week, short but widespread West Seattle power outage of unknown origin put 17k to dark. Power is now restored.
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Huge blackout in Canada.

Hydro outage to about 50,000 customers in Quebec and Ontario due to storms. Winds reaching speeds of 82 kilometres per hour.
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When no power, businesses upset.

Power failure in Phuentsholing, Bhutan yesterday, is not the first one. It is caused by a problem with transformer on the substation. With no electricity supply, businesses like restaurants and hotels are most affected.
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Power Cut in Scarborough.

Power cut in Scarborough because of "an unexpected problem with the cables or equipment that serve the area".