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Reserve Power Outages Caused by Weather
Another 2,500 customers are out in Somerset County.
Hurricanes Ian and Ida hammered two states' electric grids. The stories diverged from there. | Hurricane Center | nola.com
Hurricane Ian hit Florida’s western shores with intensity and wind speeds similar to those packed by Hurricane Ida when it slammed into Louisiana last year.
The European Union is preparing for the possibility of blackouts this winter, working on emergency responses to potential energy crises in the bloc
Climate change is causing a massive jump in power outages in Louisiana, report says | Environment | nola.com
New report says aging electrical grid isn't keeping up with stronger storms, floods.
Soaring energy prices in Europe have contributed to a wave of aluminum capacity cuts across the continent
Entergy New Orleans unveils $1.3B plan to harden power grid for stronger storms | Business News | nola.com
Entergy New Orleans on Friday unveiled a sweeping plan that would harden 33,000 structures and 650 miles of power lines to minimize power outages like the one that led to
In a new assessment, the North American Electric Reliability Corp. described regions of the country pushed closer to energy emergencies because of climate
(Updated—May 6, 2022) The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) over the past week
The company says customers will most likely experience power being down for one to four hours.
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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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