Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 12)

Go to the main page Power outage news from around the world (before 2021) to see power blackouts around the world before 2021.

For power failure news after 2021 visit one of the following pages:
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Power Outage News in the US
Power Outage News in Canada
Power Outage News in Australia and New Zealand
Power outage news from around the world

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A huge blackout in Ontario caused by storm. Winds gusting up to 90 km/h, more than 100,000 people are without electricity.

Ontario storm cuts power to thousands, shuts major highway

Winds gusting up to 90 km/h in Ontario have cut electricity to more than 100,000 people, downed trees, sent debris flying and toppled at least one construction crane.
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A huge blackout in Pasco, Washington left 13,000 homes without power. Five substations were down after transmission line failure, causing this power outage.

Power outage leaves nearly 13,000 without power in Pasco

PASCO, Wash. - A power outage in Pasco left nearly 13,000 customers without power.Update, 5:00 p.m. Franklin PUD officials said power has since been restored to all customers.Officials said the cause…
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Snow in Virginia is blamed for large power outages in Giles County and Pulaski County. No one knows when power will be restored.

Thousands of Appalachian Power customers lose power as snow continues to fall

Some are waking up to a power outage as snow continues to fall throughout Southwest Virginia.
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No power - no shopping. Power cut in Ipswich town centre. The reason of failure as often for the UK power cuts "an underground cable faulted".

Town centre shops closed by power cut

About 130 homes and businesses were said to be affected.
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A huge #blackout in #Canada again. #Hydro was out to 18,400 people in #Winnipeg.

Power mostly restored after pole fire left 18,400 Winnipeggers powerless

The power went out in parts of east Winnipeg on Wednesday morning and Manitoba Hydro crews say a pole fire was to blame.
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Power outages in California happen regularly. A downed power line was the cause this time when power was out to more than 6,000 in Fort ord area.

Power outage impacting thousands in Fort Ord area

Over 4,000 people are without power in Monterey County, as PG&E assesses the cause of the outage.
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Residents of Vallejo, California annoyed by frequent blackouts. The utility company explains that 16 power outages for the last week were planned "and residents notified by mail and/or phone".

Power outages a regular annoyance for some Vallejo residents

Residents of some parts of central Vallejo say they’re plagued by frequent blackouts, with the power going out for more than what seems acceptable and more than many of their neighbors. The last time was Sunday into Monday.Pacific Gas &a
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Some people hit a utility pole and run. Power outage in New Albany.

Police chase causes power outage in Union County

A five minute police chase involving the Union County Sheriff's Department and New Albany Police resulted in the suspect hitting a utility pole.
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A blackout in Venezuela is too long. Some even suggest that there are deaths because of electrical failures.

Venezuela begins power rationing as drought causes severe outages

Venezuela imposed electricity rationing this week in six western states, as the crisis-hit country's creaky power grid suffered from a drought that has reduced water levels in key reservoirs needed to run hydroelectric power generators.
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A bad cable caused power outage in West Omaha , Nebraska. More than 1,300 customers were without power.

Power outage knocks out electricity in West Omaha

A power outage knocked out electricity to more than 1,300 customers in West Omaha Friday. The West Dodge Costco closed at 3 p.m. due to the outage. They are monitoring to determine when they'll reopen.