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Ashtabula Power Outages Caused by Weather
/PRNewswire/ -- The Illuminating Company, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiary, is wrapping up smart grid upgrades across Lake County, Ohio, to help...
First Energy is reporting widespread power outages in Ashtabula County.
Severe weather drives record high number of power outage events in Pennsylvania | WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com Open Navigation Close Navigation
Erie, Pennsylvania (WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) — Recent severe weather has driven a record number of power outage events in Pennsylvania. A total of 63 “reportable outage events” during 2021 disrupted electric service to residents and businesses across Pennsylvania – all related to the impact of weather on the state’s power grid. This marks a substantial increase over […]
Sandusky train derailment spills paraffin wax, knocks out power (photos, videos) Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
A train derailment took place Saturday afternoon in Sandusky, spilling paraffin wax and prompting power outages.
Ohio Edison, The Illuminating Company Complete Three-Year Grid Modernization Project in Ashtabula County
The Illuminating Company Completes $3 Million Tree-Trimming Project to Help Minimize Weather-Related Power Outages in Cleveland
/PRNewswire/ -- The Illuminating Company, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiary, has completed a complex $3 million tree-trimming project along nearly 100...
Downtown Cleveland streetlights back on after 19 Troubleshooters report outage Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
Just days after the 19 Troubleshooters reported on a downtown streetlight outage, Cleveland Public Power has fixed the problem.
Planned power outages to impact over 500 Millcreek residents | WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com Open Navigation Close Navigation
(WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) — More than 500 customers will see planned power outages in Millcreek Township. The outages are planned for two separate days — Aug. 30 and Sept. 1. Each day, 540 customers (mostly residential) will lose power for about 3 hours. The outages will begin at about 8 a.m. and last until about 11 a.m. […]
Multiple utility poles damaged during crash with overturned car on Cleveland’s East side Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
Cleveland Public Power workers were called to the city’s East side overnight to repair several utility poles that were knocked down during a crash.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for several parts of Northeast Ohio until 11:15 p.m. this evening.
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Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.
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