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Frustration as residents experience 15 power cuts this year

Don't believe if someone tells you that power cuts in the UK are rare. Residents in Little Lullaway, Basildon are feeling powerless after being left without power. They say the issue has been on going for about four years.
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Businesses are suffering from power cuts in Glasgow

They tell "3rd party damage to electrical equipment causing the power cut". People say: "I saw a girl put her card in a cash machines and it was swallowed. Chefs are standing outside restaurants because they can't cook. Everything has just stopped."
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Equipment failure is the root of many power outages.

Nearly 2,500 were without power at the Oceanfront, Virginia Beach because of that reason, according to Dominion.
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Heath Twp. Power Outage

A small power outage in Heath Twp. About 50 were without power.
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Power failure to Orana Wildlife Park, New Zealand

Do you wanna be trapped with lions, tigers and gorillas around? No! Then don't hit power poles near zoo. :) A driver was trapped in the vehicle after a crash outside Christchurch's zoo, New Zealand, after hit a power pole.
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Power cuts are for the birds!

They believe it was a bird caused a power cut in Abergele. A Scottish Power spokesman said: "Engineers are investigating what happened, but it is believed a bird struck a power cable". “Bird strikes are rare occurrences, but they do happen from time to time.”
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Restaurant owner loses $50k in produce after power cut off

A pity story of one Australian business: “I’ve panicked and run through here which is the kitchen and all the fridge displays were off”.
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Substation issue causes power outage in Frankfort

An entire northern Michigan city is experiencing a power outage. Officials said the outage is because of a problem with a substation.
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Power cut that directly causes financial loss

For about 3 hours BNZ customers were locked out of their accounts after a power cut in Australia triggered a system failure. They complain to ombudsman now.
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Thousands were without power in mid-Michigan

Equipment failure often causing power outages as it happened in Auburn, St. Charles areas. Over 3,400 were without power.