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FPLAir One, a remotely operated drone, creates a digital twin of the energy grid to identify potential issues before an outage occurs.
Bryant High and Booth Elementary in Mobile County close early due to power outages | WKRG Open Navigation Close Navigation
According to posts made by Alma Bryant High School and Anna F. Booth Middle School on Facebook, both schools sent their students home early due to a power outage.
GEORGIA (WRBL) – Thousands of Verizon customers are reporting outage across the state of Georgia. The disruptions in service began Monday afternoon. Smaller outages are being reported in Alabama and Florida. DownDetector is showing outages for Columbus, Macon, Warner Robins, Savannah, Atlanta, Statesboro, Valdosta, Albany, and Brunswick, with outages beginning sometime after 2:15 p.m. on […]
Customers raise concerns over Florida Power & Light rate increase | WKRG Open Navigation Close Navigation
January was the first month for new payments to Florida Power and Light. While usage does go up in January due to the cold and more people running heaters, some customers said this bill increase is the rate, not the usage.
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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.