Power Outage in Fort Garland, CO

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Xcel Energy
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San Isabel Electric
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(800) 279-7432
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San Luis Valley REC
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(719) 852-3538
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News

The Texas Electric Grid Failure Was a Warm-up – Texas Monthly

One year after the deadly blackout, Texas officials have done little to prevent the next one—which could be far worse.

Feb 14, 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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Fort Garland, Colorado

City Fort Garland
County Costilla
State Colorado (CO)
Country United States
Zip Codes 81133