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INDIANA - Indiana could face electrical blackouts this summer. A report from the North American Electric Reliability Corporation shows the power grid faces a risk of disruption from a combination of drought, heat, potential cyber-attacks, geopolitical conflicts, and supply chain problems. The re ...
The National Weather Service is still investigating whether a tornado touched down in the Bedford-area during the storm
INDIANA – Duke Energy is monitoring and preparing for a winter storm system that may cause power outages across Indiana. A mix of heavy snow, sleet, freezing rain, and high winds is predicted to move across the state. “As severe winter weather approaches, we’re encouraging customers across our s ...
DAVIESS and MARTIN CO. - Daviess-Martin County REMC has planned a scheduled power outage for Friday, which impacts customers in both Daviess and Martin Counties. The scheduled outage will begin at 11:00 p.m. and end no later than 4:00 a.m. Saturday. Customers affected are inside the pink highlig ...
AES Indiana's Eagle Valley power plant has been closed for six months. It's now asking customers to pay for the $1.2 million energy shortfall.
(UNDATED) - Wednesday’s powerful Indiana storms ripped through the state, bringing down power lines, poles and other critical electrical infrastructure. Duke Energy has restored power to more than 77,000 customers as of 4 p.m. Thursday. We have about 22,000 remaining out of service. The company ...
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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.