Power Outage News in the US

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Storm caused power outage in Detroit
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Storm caused power outage in Detroit

Thousands of people across Michigan were hit with power outages after intense storms brought heavy rain and flooding. The counties in the south of the state were hit the hardest by the weather conditions. The majority of counties have less than 100 outages except for Delta county, which has recorded over 1,300.
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Emerald Hills residents get long-awaited apology from energy company
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Emerald Hills residents get long-awaited apology from energy company

Just days after the Emerald Hills residents called out PG&E for ongoing power outages, the company held a community meeting to address concerns and attempt to rebuild tenuous customer relations. The Vice President for the Bay Area region Aaron Johnson, apologized to residents for repeated blackouts and discussed steps towards repairing the system.
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Crash causes power outage
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Crash causes power outage

No one was seriously injured in a crash that took out power lines. While the crash was cleared and Ohio, Edison crews worked to restore power to the estimated 500 to 1,500 customers impacted, according to FirstEnergy's website.
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Power outages due to heat wave
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Power outages due to heat wave

The unprecedented heat wave that slammed Seattle and Portland, Oregon, prompting an electrical utility to resume rolling power outages amid heavy power demand.
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 Heat caused power outage
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Heat caused power outage

On the tail end of a record-setting heat wave in Portland, a section of a massive tree has Eastmoreland neighbours pointing towards climate change as the culprit. The tree branches destroyed a power pole and took down power line living neighbours without electricity for a couple of hours.
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Torrential rains cause power outages in Appalachia
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Torrential rains cause power outages in Appalachia

More than 20,000 customers were without electricity in eastern Kentucky, and nearly 10,000 more in neighbouring states caused by rains. The torrential rains also cause flooding.
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Midnight power outage
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Midnight power outage

More than 2,400 Saugus homes were impacted by a power outage. Equipment failure caused the outage, which continued to impact 104 households in the area bounded by Silver Oak Court, Pepper Place, Foxwood Lane and Raintree Lane.
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Widespread power cuts caused by storms
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Widespread power cuts caused by storms

More than 4,400 Mohave Electric Cooperative members were without power after major storms blew through the Tri-state, leaving damage in their wake. Outages impacted more than 1,500 members in the communities of Bullhead City, Fort Mohave an Mohave Valley in the western service area and nearly 3,000 in the eastern service area communities. Some portions of the eastern service area were without power for 21 hours after storms packing winds and lightning damaged MEC assets.
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Power Outages Reported After Ohio Storm
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Power Outages Reported After Ohio Storm

Tens of thousands of customers were without power and damage reports were coming in after severe weather, including a tornado, was reported east of Cincinnati. Duke Energy's outage map listed more than 71,000 customers without power, including more than 51,000 in Hamilton County and more than 20,000 without power in Clermont County.
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Torrential rains cause flooding and power outages
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Torrential rains cause flooding and power outages

More than 20,000 customers without electricity in eastern Kentucky, and nearly 10,000 more in neighbouring states. One emergency official in hard-hit eastern Kentucky described the situation as "catastrophic" as water rescue crews searched for stranded people. Gov. Andy Beshear said hundreds of properties could be destroyed.
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Heat waves hit hard
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Heat waves hit hard

Extreme weather like heat waves increases energy demands and tests the limits of power infrastructure. Texas, Nevada, California, New York and Florida, among other states, have struggled with power outages recently. The number of power outages caused by extreme weather has doubled in the last 20 years. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which manages the state's power grid, asked users to conserve energy twice during a heat wave last week to prevent mass outages.
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Power outages due climate change
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Power outages due climate change

Issues in Texas with extreme weather and balancing natural gas and wind to run the electrical grid hold lessons for an entire U.S. at risk for power outages from climate change.
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Power outage hit during heat wave
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Power outage hit during heat wave

Thousands of DTE Energy customers in the Grosse Pointe area lost power last week when temperatures hit the mid-90s. DTE said the issue was caused by a transmission outage, not because of a lack of supply.
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Power outage blinks experienced by Clover residents
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Power outage blinks experienced by Clover residents

The random blinks have lasted anywhere from 20 seconds to 10 minutes long. Most people expect a power outage during a storm or if a crash took down power lines, but these instances are random.
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Texas electricity rolling blackouts
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Texas electricity rolling blackouts

Texas’ electricity regulator warned residents and businesses to reduce the amount of power they use as the heat index was forecast to soar above 100 degrees Fahrenheit, putting a strain on the state’s grid and potentially leading to rolling power outages across the state.
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Power outages rise as storms bring high wind
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Power outages rise as storms bring high wind

Power Outage U.S. reported more than 70,000 were without power in the state. More than 50,000 were without power in Hamilton County and more than 18,000 were without power in Clermont County. Duke Energy's outage map showed more than 99,000 customers without power.
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Extreme weather prompts heat warnings, severe flooding and power outages
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Extreme weather prompts heat warnings, severe flooding and power outages

Severe storms that moved across the Upper Midwest and the Ohio River Valley left more than 620,000 customers without power for several hours. In a span of 24 hours, American communities grappled with a slew of severe weather threats that left hundreds of thousands without power in the Midwest, trapped flooded communities in Montana without clean drinking water, prompted tornado warnings in Chicago and left millions battling sweltering heat.
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Massive power outage that left over 3,000 without electricity in US
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Massive power outage that left over 3,000 without electricity in US

A squirrel is said to have knocked out the power in Asheville, North Carolina, that left more than 3,000 customers without electricity. The power was up and running after it was restored just a couple of hours later.
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West Side Market goes without power for 11 hours
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West Side Market goes without power for 11 hours

One of Cleveland’s iconic landmarks was in the dark for hours. Power outage affected for 11 hours.
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Louisa County affected by power outages
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Louisa County affected by power outages

Louisa County was affected by power outages. Dominion had over 4,800 Dominion Energy workers along with 900 mutual aid workers working around the clock until the remaining 52,721 Dominion Energy Virginia customers were restored.
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Storm knocks out power for thousands
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Storm knocks out power for thousands

More than 70,000 customers in Kentucky and nearly 40,000 in Tennessee were experiencing power outages after a storm passed through the area on Friday. The outages come amid high temperatures and a heat advisory that prompted a warning from Nashville Mayor John Cooper to take precautions.
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Power outage  in southwest Bakersfield
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Power outage in southwest Bakersfield

A power outage impacted 8,385 PG&E customers in southwest Bakersfield Tuesday evening. Power was later restored, according to PG&E’s website.

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Thunderstorms knock out power
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Thunderstorms knock out power

Over 500 customers in Chenango, Broome and Tioga Counties were without power after thunderstorms.
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Power outages in Summer
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Power outages in Summer

The nation’s power grid is under stress like never before, with regulators warning that the kind of rolling outages that are now familiar to California and Texas could be far more widespread as hot summer weather arrives. Some political leaders and utilities in the Midwest are assuring residents that their connections to neighboring grids can provide a backup of energy to avoid blackouts.
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Tornadoes cause power outages
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Tornadoes cause power outages

Strong storms, including multiple tornadoes, rolled through the Pittsburgh area, and the northern suburbs — Hampton and McCandless, in particular — were hit with power outages and downed trees and wires.