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New Castle Power Outages Caused by Weather
Blackouts have become more frequent amid increasingly extreme weather in recent years.
UPDATE: Eastman plant in Kingsport reports iodine release in steam plume during power outage | Business | therogersvillereview.com
Employees on-site told the Review they heard what sounded like an explosion moments after the outage. Employees were subsequently taken to Eastman's "Safe Haven" location within the facility.
SHARON – A paving contractor’s truck clipped utility lines in a Sharon residential area Tuesday afternoon, downing a utility pole, damaging another and disabling traffic lights along a nearby four-lane
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.
Rush toward green energy has left US 'incredibly' vulnerable to summer blackouts, expert warns | Fox News
Much of the U.S. could be due for blackouts this summer as policymakers rush power plants offline in a bid to switch to renewable energy sources such as wind and solar.
Confirmed tornado damages 16 homes in Goochland County, power outages continue | WRIC ABC 8News Open Navigation Close Navigation
The preliminary storm report by the National Weather Service (NWS) in Wakefield shows a tornado likely occurred at 7:47 p.m. northwest of Irwin. Survey shows widespread, uprooted and snapped trees on Rock Castle and Old Stage Roads. Sixteen homes were damages with widespread power outages. NWS estimates a width of 100 yards with a wind speed of 90 miles per hour.
Thousands of West Penn Power customers in Fayette County were without electricity Thursday night and Friday morning, after a quick temperature drop and rain, combined with strong winds, led to
Thousands of homes in the North of England are still without power and some may be off until Friday.
Penn Power has begun construction of a new distribution substation in Lawrence County to support the area’s growing demand for electricity and provide more flexibility in restoring power faster, according
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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.
New Castle, Pennsylvania
|Zip Codes||16101, 16102, 16103, 16105, 16107, 16108|