Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 28)

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Two hours power cut left 1,100 properties in Aberdeen without electricity.

Almost 1,200 properties hit by power cut in Aberdeen - Evening Express

Power has been restored to more than 1,100 properties in Aberdeen after a two hour power cut. Homes and businesses in the AB15 area of the city – AB15 8AN, AB15 8BA, AB15 8LW, AB15 8LX and AB15 8LY –…
Power cuts in the UK happen every day. Very often the reason is a fault on the power grid. More than 5,000 premises in Sunderland and Seaham have had their power restored after Wednesday morning's power cut. The power cut had been caused by a problem on the electricity network which supplies those areas.

Thousands of homes back online following a power cut

he Northern Powergrid said the blackout had affected 5,120 properties in the SR2 and SR7 postcode areas, which is around Ryhope and Seaham.
Romantic or not when you use candles because of power cuts?

Power cut puts plans for romance on hold for Worcester residents

PEOPLE living in Warndon, Worcester, suffered a series of power cuts as they were cooking romantic meals for their Valentines earlier this…
A fault around Bath Road caused a power cut to more than 1,500 homes in Bridgwater. Western Power say supplies have been restored to most homes.

More than 1,500 Bridgwater homes were left without electricity following power cut

Originally at 2.05pm more than 1,500 homes had no power but engineers have gradually been switching power back on for home and now around 190 homes are still without power.
Multiple power outages reported in Windward Oahu, Hawaii Kai - some customers may have experienced several momentary flickers or a prolonged outage.

Hawaiian Electric reports multiple power outages totaling around 25 on the windward side of Oahu Sunday.

The largest outage affects 3,250 HECO customers. At 1:40 p.m., about 3,250 customers in the Heeia, Kailua, Kaneohe, Mokapu and Waikalua areas lost power. Estimated restoration time was 3 p.m.
New York State Electric & Gas is blaming a power outage that affected both residential and commercial customers in the City of Ithaca on equipment failures. The outage that plunged 7,218 customers into darkness was caused by an equipment failure at the East Ithaca substation, and a 115,000 volt transmission line.

NYSEG still investigating cause of Ithaca outage

Electricity was lost at 5:09 p.m. and was restored at 7:23 p.m. and affected 7,218 customers at its peak, according to NYSEG spokesman Bob Pass.
Region-wide power blackout in New Zealand. 30,000 Northland homes experienced power outage caused by a large scrub fire. Properties and businesses from Whangarei to Cape Reinga affected. The lack of backup power lines for Northland has caused concern for some time.

Power back in Northland after large scrub fire caused region-wide outage

For safety reasons Transpower had been forced to "de-energise" its main high-voltage feeder lines as more than 40 firefighters battled the three-hectare plus fire at Springfield south of Whangarei.
Widespread power outage to 3,100 customers in Arlington. The cause of the outage, centered around the Ballston and Bluemont, is pending investigation.

Major Power Outage in Ballston, Bluemont

As the lights and traffic signals went out around Ballston, the fire department was called to investigate a possible fire at the under-renovation Ballston Common Mall. In the end it was determined to be a false alarm, possibly prompted by smoke from the mall’s rooftop generators as they kicked in.
Roughly 2,200 people were affected by a power outage in San Francisco.

Power back on after 2-hour outage in San Francisco

Power was back on for more than 2,000 people affected by an outage Thursday afternoon in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. officials said The outage started around 2 p.m.,…
Power was out to several businesses in Garden City after a van veered off the road and hit a power pole. The driver then hit a Ford pickup stopped in traffic.

Crash into pole causes power outage

Police said a 1992 Chevrolet Astrovan was southbound on Glenwood, approaching the intersection with Marigold, when the driver drove onto the sidewalk, hit the pole and and sheared it off at the ground.