Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 82)

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 in Canada
Power Outage News in Australia and New Zealand
Power outage news from around the world

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Power outage in San Luis was caused when a car crashed into an utility pole. The impact of the collision broke a portion of the power pole and brought wires down.

Power Outage at SLO County Building Threatens Ballot Counting

PG&E official JD Guidi told KCOY 12 that the outage was caused when a car crashed into a power pole on Foothill Boulevard at Santa Rosa Street.
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A hit-and-run crash caused a power cut in Stockton when a white commercial-type vehicle struck a power line. The crash caused two power poles to fall over, with one pole landing on a housing complex. Call police if you have any info!

Hit-and-Run Crash Leads to Stockton Power Outage

STOCKTON — A hit-and-run crash caused a power outage in Stockton on Tuesday afternoon. A white commercial-type vehicle struck a power line in the area of Ponce De Leon Avenue and Acapulco Way…
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Why does summer bring power outages? How long before power comes back on? How good are utilities at avoiding outages? Do utilities have enough power for hot days? What are the main causes of outages? What causes most power outages nationally? Very good explanation from azcentral.

Why are there power outages when it's hot outside?

The first hot weekend of summer June 4-5 brought several power outages around the state, mostly caused by failing equipment. Electric utilities spend all year preparing for summer, when power demand is...
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The driver of a dump truck caused a power outage and a small fire in Prescott Valley, when he drove it with the dump bed raised and struck electrical lines, snapping power poles.

Dump truck responsible for Friday’s power outage in Prescott Valley

The driver of a dump truck caused a power failure and a small fire Friday afternoon, June 3, when he drove it with the dump bed raised and struck electrical lines, snapping power poles, Yavapai County...
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Hundreds of passengers were delayed leaving Luton Airport, London, UK after flash floods caused a power cut at passport control.

London flooding: Luton Airport border chaos as storm sparks power outage

Hundreds of passengers were delayed leaving Luton Airport after flash floods caused a power outage at passport control. Huge queues built up when the airport’s computer systems crashed after a thunderstorm...
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A transformer failure has caused a major power outage in downtown Oviedo.

Transformer failure prompts power outage in downtown Oviedo

A transformer failure has caused a major power outage in downtown Oviedo on Tuesday afternoon, according to police.
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Amazon-driven services hit by #blackout. It rises questions about reliability of AWS.

Amazon-driven services hit by blackout - BBC News

Domino's pizza app and several other online services stop working when an Amazon data centre suffers a power cut.
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This power cut was just for 10 minutes. 500 homes were affected by a powercut in the Stockton area of Worcester.

Powercut affects 500 homes in Stockton on Teme

A power cut has affected homes in Worcester this morning, Western Power Distribution (WPD) has confirmed.
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About 2,000 homes have been affected by a power cut in Nailsworth, UK for more than four hours.

Nearly 2,000 homes hit by power cut in Nailsworth

NEARLY 2,000 homes have been affected by a power cut in Nailsworth today, some for more than four hours.
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The cause of a power cut to 1,200 people in Bath, UK is still not known.

More than 1,200 Bath properties hit by power cut

More than 1,200 properties have been left without electricity in an area of Bath after a power cut. The power cut has affected several postcodes near Entry Hill Golf Course. Electricity is not...