Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 35)

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Trees came down, knocked out power to tens of thousands of people and damaged some homes as a strong storm moved through Portland, Oregon Saturday afternoon.

Reports of trees down, power out as storm moves in

Trees came down, knocked out power to tens of thousands of people and damaged some homes as a strong storm moved through the region Saturday afternoon.RADAR | FORECAST | POWER OUTAGES | CLOSINGSThe…
More than 6,650 customers are without power in Marion County, according to Portland General Electric. As a storm makes its way from the Oregon coast through the Willamette Valley, neighboring Multnomah, Washington and Polk Counties have also reported power outages.

Power outages in Marion and Polk Counties

A heavy wind advisory is in place by the National Weather Service Saturday from 1 p.m. through 9 p.m. Gusts of 34 mph were reached in Salem at 1 p.m, according to conditions reported at the McNary Field by the National Weather Service. Residents may report power outages to Portland General Electric.
About 1,800 customers were without electricity in the Selah area, Washingon. Pacific Power crews were also dealing with a power failure in the Yakima area. They said power failures are not uncommon during the first significant storms after a dry period. The water mixes with grit or dirt on power lines to create a sort of chemical reaction that leads to problems with the power system.

Power restored in the Selah area

7:17 p.m.: Pacific Power says power was restored in the Selah area at 6:44 p.m.
A large hydro outage in Toronto, Canada. The outage area covering roughly five blocks from east to west and about six blocks from north to south.

Large section of downtown core hit by power outage

A large chunk of Toronto's downtown core was hit by a power outage early Sunday morning.
People in San Luis Obispo and Templeton experienced power outages for unrelated reasons. PG&E could not immediately determine the causes of those outages. Later they have confirmed that it was caused by a downed wire.

Power outages affecting over 500 customers in San Luis Obispo

A PG&E official has confirmed power outages in San Luis Obispo affecting 502 customers.
A single vehicle crash into a utility pole has caused a widespread power outage in Englewood. The sport utility vehicle crashed into the pole, which caused a main transformer to fail.

Power restored after Englewood crash

Dayton Power and Light now is reporting that all but 211 customers have been restored of power after a crash in Englewood.
So, do you believe that power outages will never happen to you? Who could predict this faulty wiring that left 100,000 people without electricity?

South Bay power outage was caused by faulty wiring, SoCal Edison says

Faulty wiring installed last week during an equipment overhaul caused a power outage that shut down a South Bay refinery and left about 100,000 customers in the area without electricity, Southern…
Football, politic, power cut - all mixed together, BBC reports.

Key Venezuela-Brazil football match interrupted by power cut - BBC News

A World Cup qualifying football match hosted by Venezuela against Brazil is interrupted by a power cut, prompting anti-government chants.
Power outages in Wisconsin are too often! An equipment failure knocked out power to over 4,000 in Chofield this time.

UPDATE: Power restored to thousands after equipment failure in central Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Public Service website shows that power has been restored to thousands this evening, after an equipment failure knocked out power to over 4,000 in central Wisconsin.
The regional power outage affected some 80,000 Southern California Edison customers including the refinery, and forced PBF to flare off gases as units shut down. The electricity outages are often in this region, which indicates that US power grid is very sensitive to outages, mostly due to aging.

PBF Begins Restart After Power Cut at Torrance, Calif., Refinery

PBF Energy Inc. on Tuesday said it has begun to restart equipment at Torrance, Calif., refinery following a power outage earlier in the day. The.