Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 23)

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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National Grid sends trucks all the way from Syracuse to fix worn-out insulator to help Lake Placid village cope with already second power outage. About 4 months ago they had 19-hour outage.

Power outage hits Lake Placid on busy weekend | News, Sports, Jobs - Adirondack Daily Enterprise

The village lost electricity on Sunday afternoon, and the Lake Placid Police Department said it has received an estimated restoration time of 10 p.m. Sunday. Just after 9:30, power came back on throughout the village, according to police.
A power outage is affecting nearly 7,000 Seattle City Light customers in Seattle's Central District.

Power outage affecting thousands in Seattle's Central District

A power outage is affecting nearly 7,000 Seattle City Light customers in Seattle's Central District, according to Seattle City Light.
Cause of massive blackout that affected some 190,000 households in Seoul remains unknown.

Cause of massive blackout remains unknown

The exact cause behind a massive blackout that affected some 190,000 households in southwestern districts in Seoul and Gwangmyeong on Sunday remains unclear, the state-run electricity provider said…
Hydro outage to 4,600 customers in western Manitoba due to the storm. About 1,400 Hydro customers affected in Winnipeg.

Storm in western Manitoba causes power outages

Nearly 4,600 Manitoba Hydro customers were without power in western Manitoba on Friday night due to the storm.
A drone causes power outage affecting 1,600 residents in Mountain View.

Rogue drone causes power outage, library evacuation in Mountain View

An unidentified man lost control of his drone, which he was flying illegally, in Mountain View, California on Thursday night, causing a major power outage before fleeing in a white hatchback,…
There was a power outage across Wrexham on Sunday, with some customers experiencing flickers.

‘Widespread’ Power Outages Across Wrexham

Update: We are told power supplies have been restored, however several 'blips' have been reported late into the evening. Original information below... Ther
Power cuts are for the birds! A careless bird seems to have been responsible for a power cut in Whitianga.

Power cut to 823 properties in Whitianga caused by 'bird strike'

According to lines company Powerco, electricity has been cut to 823 properties in the seaside town, after lines in Simpsons Beach were damaged.
See video report about how power outages impact small businesses in Memphis: food suppliers, flower shops, bakers.

Small businesses feel the impact of power outage

Businesses across Memphis are financially feeling the impact of Saturday’s Storm and the corresponding power outage.
The power disruption caused two dechlorination pumps to stop working sometime between the afternoon of Friday, May 12 and the morning of Saturday, May 13, when staff returned to the facility. Everyone should learn from this case that prompt power outage notification is vital!

Dechlorination failure results in significant fish losses - University of Alberta

An electrical short in the University of Alberta’s aquatics research facility has resulted in the deaths of more than 9,000 fish from exposure to chlorinated tap water. The incident led to the death of 3,268 adult fish and 6,000 fingerlings (juvenile fish with scales and working fins).
Springfield is a popular location when read about power outages.

Crash caused power outage in West Springfield

More than 500 Eversource Energy customers lost power following the crash on Piper Road Tuesday morning.