Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 61)

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Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has asked Delhi MLAs to collect complaints of unscheduled power outages from people in their respective constituencies and forward them to the state government. Discoms will have to compensate consumers for long power cuts. The discoms told Kejriwal at the meeting that 250 transformers were required to entertain applications for new power connections and ensure uninterrupted power supply.

Power distribution companies to be penalised for outages over one hour

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"We are facing a staff shortage of 50 percent. Thus, we cannot take care of power outages in a timely manner" - that's the answer of officials in India. At least 200 households in Ooty town have had their power disrupted for the past three days continuously. There are more power cuts every day.

Long outages irk residents of Ooty, water supply disrupted - Times of India

Ooty town and surrounding areas have been suffering from unscheduled power cuts for the past few days due to strong wind coupled with rain.The gusty wind continuously interrupts the high tension…
There is a possibility of major power cuts in the Capital, especially in posh Central Delhi as well as areas in the north, after generation in three gas-based power stations is on the brink of being shut as GAIL (India) Limited has threatened to stop supplying gas over non-payment of dues.

Major power outages expected as gencos default on payments

Instead of the discoms, the city’s two generation companies (gencos) — entities of the Delhi government — have been found to be repeatedly defaulting in payments.In a stern letter to the city’s two ge
Indiana Toll Road officials say credit cards cannot be used to pay tolls at this time because of a power outage caused by a crash in Elkhart County, Granger.

Power outage knocks out credit card service on Toll Road

GRANGER, Ind. (AP) — Indiana Toll Road officials say credit cards cannot be used to pay tolls at this time because of a power outage caused by a crash in
Victoria's (Australia) weather eases. Only a few residents are still without power around the state, as power companies work quickly to fix broken powerlines. Thousands were left without power in the Trentham and South Gippsland region in the early morning, but most areas are now fixed.

Vic wild weather eases as clean-up begins

The worst of Victoria's wild weather is over as the bitter cold front moves on after dumping snow across the state.
About 10,000 customers without power across northern Tasmania. blackouts will extend into Wednesday for some Moderate flood warnings for Macquarie, Meander, South Esk and North Esk rivers.

Thousands without power but Tasmanian flood threat eases

The rivers of northern Tasmania are still rising but the SES is not expecting any properties to be inundated.
More than 1/4 million people were without power due to storms. These outages affected New Brighton, Roseville, Ramsey County. Power outages caused malfunctioning of burglar alarm systems at local businesses.
Power outage hits more than 18,000 homes and businesses in Grand Rapids, Michigan after after storms and some are still without power in Kent County.

Power restored to thousands after storms

More than 18,000 Consumers Energy customers statewide were without power after storms swept through the area.
Several transformers blew and caused power outages in Ross Township, Pittsburgh, USA.

Parkway North HOV Lanes Closed Due To Power Outage

A power outage in Ross Township is having an effect on the morning commute.
Losing power when there is 90F outside is a disaster, but 1,450 residents in Arkadelphia, Arkansas are dealing with a power outage after a car was unable to navigate the curve, hitting one of six guy wires for a power pole. The tension on the pole from the remaining guy wires and the power lines caused the pole to break, taking out power.

Accident causes power outage

Car hits guy wire, breaking power pole on Walnut Street.