Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 87)

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:
Power Cut News in the UK
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

For prompt power outage notifications to your phone see a power failure alarm.

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Power cut, but classes will continue. They have no power, but students are safe.

Judson elementary school continues class despite power outage

SAN ANTONIO - Several schools - mostly in outlying areas - either cancelled or delayed clases on Thursday due to the threat of flooding.However, one elementary school in the Judson Independent School...
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How some guys used "power cuts" notifications to catch people.

X-rated Doncaster power cut prank catches out hundreds of phone users

An X-rated prank warning people of bank holiday power cuts in Doncaster has caught out scores of mobile phone users after going viral.
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Power cuts in Berkeley again! More than 10,000 impacted. An underground equipment failure appears to be the cause.

Berkeley power outage affects more than 10,000

Update, 9:50 p.m. PG&E spokeswoman Jacqueline Ratto said power to all customers had been restored by about 9:45 p.m. She had no further information on cause but said "an extensive investigation" would...
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How much a power outage may cost to you? Well, in some cases it may cost $0.5Bln! Tasmania, Australia.

Tasmania’s $560m power outage

Tasmania has taken a $560 million-plus economic hit from its energy network being stricken by the failure of the Basslink subsea power link with Victoria, according to analysis by industry consultant...
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Some South Salem residents woke up Thursday morning to find no power service. Power cut to about 3,000 PG&E customers.

Power outage impacts areas of South Salem

Some PGE customers woke up to find themselves no power Thursday morning.
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No one happy about power cuts. "I'm completely baffled why Ameren would shut off power to our downtown during the middle of a workday"

Downtown power outage sparks complaints

BLOOMINGTON — Just as Kelly's Bakery and Cafe was preparing for the lunch rush Wednesday, Ameren cut the power to much of downtown Bloomington.
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Powerful thunderstorms passed through North Texas causing power outages.

Power Outage Cancels Classes At McKinney School

Powerful thunderstorms knocked out the power to Vega Elementary School in McKinney on Tuesday night, leading officials to cancel Wednesday's classes. However, the electricity appears to have been fully...
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Power cut in Fort Collins. "Something froze up on the circuit" according to representative.

Fort Collins power outage affects more than 2,000

A pair of outages left more than 2,000 customers without power on Wednesday in Fort Collins.
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Power will be cut to relocale a nest.

GMP Schedules Milton Power Outage

Some residents in Milton will be losing their power for an hour, Wednesday night to relocate two osprey nests.
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Massive power cut in High Wycombe area, UK after workmen cut through a cable. Some building evacuated.

UPDATE: Huge power cut hits almost 1,000 homes after workmen ‘cut through cable’

A huge power cut which hit High Wycombe this morning, forcing Wycombe Leisure Centre to be “evacuated” and leaving drivers stranded with…