Power Outage in Columbus, OH

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AEP ohio
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City of Columbus Public Utilities
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(614) 645-7627
Ohio Edison
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(888) 544-4877 Report Online
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(800) 956-4237 Report Online
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Dominion Energy
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AEP to spend millions improving electrical grid to prevent another massive outage | 10tv.com

It's been five months since a massive outage knocked out power to 170,000 AEP customers in Franklin County.

Nov 15, 2022

How to check Breezeline outage status in Ohio Open Navigation Close Navigation Close Modal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Ohioans using Breezeline as its internet or cable provider are likely experiencing some issues Tuesday. In a statement, Breezeline stated that customers in all of its Ohio systems are experiencing outages. The statement reads: We are currently experiencing an outage of Internet, Phone, and Television services impacting customers all of our […]

Nov 15, 2022

‘We test every single machine:’ Q&A with Cuyahoga Elections Director Anthony Perlatti stresses protections in wake of fraud conspiracies - cleveland.com

Perlatti spoke with cleveland.com about election safeguards, the challenging political climate and other things he wants voters to know

Nov 5, 2022

Power restored to thousands in central Ohio | NBC4 WCMH-TV Open Navigation Close Navigation Close Modal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Strong winds knocked out power to more than 3,000 AEP customers in central Ohio Saturday afternoon, but by evening, most of those customers have their electricity restored. As of 7:10 p.m., AEP was reporting 327 customers in the Columbus area were still without power, down from an initial 2,300 AEP. Statewide, […]

Nov 5, 2022

What does the city's first solar "microgrid" look like?

The city of Columbus unveiled a solar microgrid Thursday that is an early step in the city's climate action plan

Nov 4, 2022

More than 3,000 without power after northeast Columbus crash | 10tv.com

The crash happened near Geraldine Avenue and Woodland Avenue at approximately 2:38 p.m., according to AEP.

Oct 16, 2022

What we know about Gahanna, Ohio power outages Open Navigation Close Navigation Close Modal

GAHANNA, Ohio (WCMH) — Thousands are without power in Gahanna Thursday afternoon after powerlines went down in the area and power might not be restored until the evening. A spokesperson with Gahanna police told NBC4 a semi-truck crashed into powerlines around 10:30 a.m. on Goshen Lane and West Johnstown Road. Goshen Ln. remains closed while […]

Oct 13, 2022

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Robert and Renea | June 15, 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.

Columbus, Ohio

City Columbus
County Franklin
State Ohio (OH)
Country United States
Zip Codes 43085, 43201, 43202, 43203, 43204, 43205, 43206, 43207, 43209, 43210

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