Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 52)

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 in Galway, Ireland leaves 10,000 homes and businesses without electricity on the eastern side of Galway City this morning. Traffic lights are out of order too. The failure caused by a fault at the sub-station in Ballybane.

Major outage leaves 10,000 without electricity - Connacht Tribune - Galway City Tribune

Nearly 10,000 customers are without electricity on the eastern side of Galway City this morning due to a major fault. The fault
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An underground electricity cable in the South Denes area has faulted on the high voltage network, causing a wide power cut in Great Yarmouth.

Hundreds of homes affected by power cut in Great Yarmouth

A spokesman for UK Power Network said: “There is currently a power cut in this area. Our engineers are working hard to fix it as quickly as possible. We are sorry for any trouble this may have caused you.”
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Many residents in Croydon North, V i c, Australia are now calling for compensation after suffering cold nights and losing fridges full of food after a power loss. The power outage was caused by a fallen tree. “No power, no heating, no phone or internet. We should all have our own solar power with battery backup and then we wouldn’t have to pay these overseas companies for their bad service,” Heather May Clarke said.

Hundreds still waiting on power

UPDATE: Hundreds of houses have had their power restored 24 hours after a huge fallen tree caused outage chaos in the outer east.
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14,000 affected by a power outage in Indianapolis and nobody knows the reason of the outage.

About 14,000 customers affected at height of IPL power outage Wednesday

INDIANAPOLIS—Indianapolis Power and Lights said they are currently working to restore power to more than 380 customers that have been impacted by an outage on the city’s east side. The outage occur…
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A power pole was damaged after being struck by a semi-truck that cause a power loss in Punta Gorda, Florida.

Broken power pole causes major power outage in Punta Gorda

There is a major power outage in the area of US-41 and Madrid Boulevard in Punta Gorda, according to Charlotte County ATMS.
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Strong winds downed trees and power lines in Branchburg, New Jersey causing multiple power outages. Several thousand homes and businesses were still without power Tuesday evening, mainly in Mercer, Monmouth and Hunterdon counties.

Utility crews restore power after New Jersey storms

Utility crews worked Tuesday to restore electricity after severe thunderstorms across New Jersey.
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“The transformers could have experienced an overload, and tripped, but sometimes the cold weather also contributes to power failures.” Power could be restored by noon today in the Florida and Newlands, South Africa areas affected by this morning’s power outages.

Weather could be cause of power outage

Technicians already at sub-station to restore power
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While most businesses usually suffering from power cuts, but there was one business which was booming during the power cut in Didcot. iSocket will inform you about power failures sending text messages to your phone. It will also text you when power is restored. Power fail? i socket Alerts
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While most businesses usually suffering from power cuts, but there was one business which was booming during the power cut in Didcot.

UPDATE: Lunchtime power cut in Didcot forces Orchard Centre shops to close

THIS lunchtime businesses and homes have suffered a power cut in Didcot.
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When 2,000 homes in Cambridge were hit by a power cut due to problems with an underground cable, engineers quickly installed this power generator and impressed local residents how this equipment can provide a power to hundreds homes.

Almost 2,000 homes in Cambridge temporarily left without power - video

Almost 2,000 homes were left without power in Cambridge this weekend – but were soon back on the grid thanks to an emergency generator. Homes in the Abbey area of Cambridge lost power at...