Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 37)

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

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About 55,000 homes were left in the dark in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Surrey, Fraser Valley. The massive power outage was because of a "transmission circuit failure" according to BC Hydro, Canada.

Power in Fraser Valley restored after outage, BC Hydro reports

BC Hydro says power has been restored to more than 50,000 customers Wednesday afternoon after an earlier outage.
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Hydro outages in Canada becoming more often. Mudge Island is cut out, Gabriola - too. It could take until the weekend to get services up and running again.

Power, phones, internet knocked out on Gabriola, Mudge Islands

BC Hydro says a barge carrying a tall crane took down power lines last night between Mudge Island and Vancouver Island knocking out power to about 3,500 customers.
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A power outage affected approximately 3,700 customers in the Huntington Beach area, California on Wednesday morning. The cause was listed as an "equipment issue".

Alarm not go off today? A.M. Power Outage affects Thousands in Huntington Beach

If your alarm clock was blinking 12:00 this is probably why. A power outage through Huntington Beach has affected thousands.
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Total blackout for all 1.7 million people in South Australia. The outage began after 22 towers across the state were knocked out by storms causing the entire system to shut down in order to protect itself. Adelaide was the worst affected.

The Australian State Without Power

“The system has behaved as it’s meant to behave to protect the national energy market,” Jay Weatherill, the South Australian premier, said. He said the state was hit by more than 80,000 lightning strikes, many hitting the power infrastructure. There were no deaths or injuries reported.
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Massena Electric Department officials are unsure why lightning arrestors at their Engstrom Substation failed in mid-August, leading to a large-scale power outage impacting 2,053 customers around the area.

More than 2,000 Massena Electric Department customers without power during Aug. 12 outage

Department officials said 1,147 customers were without power for one hour, while 906 customers had no power for one hour and 10 minutes during the Aug. 12 outage. Deputy Superintendent Matt Gray said that represented nearly one-quarter of their customers.
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The cause of a power outage in Sparks, Nevada was listed as equipment problems.

Power restored after outage near Gateway Park in Sparks

Power has been restored to the more than 3,100 customers who were affected by an outage near Gateway Park in Sparks Sunday afternoon, according to NV Energy.The outage was reported at 3:44 p.m. The…
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Thousands of people were left in the dark last night as heavy machinery hit a power pole at Port Tauranga, New Zealand causing a power outage. The outage affect people in Mount Maunganui, Bayfair and Papamoa.

SunLive - Heavy machinery causes outage - The Bay's News First

Heavy machinery causes outage - Sunlive - The Bay's News First. Power was cut to 1140 customers after the machinery hit a pole shortly after 9pm on Sunday.
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There are so many power outages in the US...

There are a lot of power outages in USA every day. We are unable to cover all…

There are a lot of power outages in USA every day. We are unable to cover all them in our power outage new. Here are the list of some we have missed. … - iSocket - Google+
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Conyers: The Rockdale County government email is once again up and running after a power outage and virus virtually shut the system down for several days.

Power outage, virus affect Rockdale County computers

“When the problem occurred, Management Information Systems (MIS) began working immediately to systematically rebuild the damaged environment,” Parker said in a news release.
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Power outages greeted many Southcentral Alaska residents Wednesday as a storm brought fierce winds and heavy rain into the region.

Widespread power outages reported as storm moves through Southcentral Alaska

Hundreds of Chugach Electric customers in Anchorage and Girdwood remained without power Wednesday morning amid outages from Fairbanks to Nikiski.