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Natural Gas Futures, Cash Prices Bounce Back After Bullish Storage Print, Wintry Weather - Natural Gas Intelligence

Natural gas futures rebounded Thursday amid bullish shifts in weather conditions and a lighter-than-expected storage injection -- and despite widespread

Nov 10, 2022

Continued Instability In State Power Grid A Colossal Risk To Texas, U.S. - Reform Austin

While winter is still months away, ongoing concerns about the state’s power grid continue to be on the minds of everyone who was here for the near total loss of power in the icy temperatures of the February of 2021.

Sep 26, 2022

Power outage at Austin airport leads to flight delays Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn

An early morning power outage Wednesday at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport caused flight delays that continued even after electricity was restored.

Sep 7, 2022

Sussex County and Morris County power outage after I-80 accident

80,000 customers were knocked out before crews started re-routing power to substations in Morris and Sussex counties.

Aug 9, 2022

Hot Night Without Power for Some NYSEG Customers loading...

Power was reported still out to hundreds of NYSEG customers in Chenango County and Tioga County early August 5.

Aug 5, 2022

The plan to turn blighted houses into a new source of green power for the grid | Grist

A California nonprofit is retrofitting homes to make a "virtual power plant" — and fighting gentrification at the same time.

Aug 3, 2022

Texas' May heat wave exposed the myth of fossil fuel reliability

Fossil fuel proponents consistently argue that renewables are too intermittent to maintain grid reliability.

Jul 25, 2022

Power outages, rising energy costs have massive impact on Latinos

Many Latinos live in states with shaky power infrastructure, work outside and struggle to cope with soaring energy bills

Jul 21, 2022

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National Park Service. 1990 Maintenance Way, Henrico VA. Current power outage. Could not get through on phone

Richard | August 22, 2022  

Lost power at whitewater Ave, Richmond Indiana

Mary | June 13, 2022  

Been without electricity since Monday 3 am. When are we getting it back? Still waiting. It’s cold up in this house. We have a lot of elderly in our neighborhood. Please do something.

Oralia lopez | February 16, 2021  

Power out for hours, website down- for hours, unable to report outage online - site down/inactive. Neighbors told power would be back on by 1800 - inaccurate information. Now hearing on local news it will be at least Thursday. Incompetence - will not be renewing contract.

Susan Combrink | February 15, 2021  

Power went out at 6pm in north richmond out by st john fisher. Any body else on 10 th st?

Brenda | February 15, 2021  

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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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Richmond, Texas

City Richmond
County Fort Bend
State Texas (TX)
Country United States
Zip Codes 77406, 77407, 77469