Power Outage in Claymont, DE

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Power outage in Claymont, Delaware? Contact your local utility company.

Delmarva Power
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(800) 375-7117 Report Online
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New Castle Municipal Serv Comm
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(302) 323-2333
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(302) 378-2711
Town of Smyrna Electric Department
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(302) 653-9231
City of Newark Electric Department
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(302) 366-7050

Claymont Power Outages Caused by Weather


July 7, 2013 - Thunderstorm Wind

A severe thunderstorm knocked down a few trees across northern New Castle County. About 500 Delmarva Power homes and businesses lost power.

Hockessin - Claymont
August 2, 2009 - Thunderstorm Wind

A severe thunderstorm tore down several trees and wires across the northern tier of Delaware. About 16,000 homes and businesses lost power in New Castle County. Half of them were still without power at 9 p.m. EDT that evening.

Hockessin - Claymont


Delmarva Lineworkers Restore Power To All Customers Impacted By Tuesday’s Storms – First State Update

Delmarva Power amassed more than 600 personnel to work around the clock to repair the extensive damage to the local energy grid and restore service to customers affected by the severe weather and thunderstorms that impacted its service territory throughout Delaware and Maryland late Tuesday evening.

Jul 16, 2022

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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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Claymont, Delaware

City Claymont
County New Castle
State Delaware (DE)
Country United States
Zip Codes 19703

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