Power Outage in Scarborough, ME

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Central Maine Power
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Dominion Energy
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(866) 366-4357 Report Online
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Duke Energy
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(800) 419-6356 Report Online
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PPL Electric
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(800) 342-5775 Report Online
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Ameren Illinois
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CMP's Updated List of Power Outages in Maine

Here are the number of power outages that have been reported to Central Maine Power.

Oct 14, 2022

Central Maine Power prepared for strong winds Friday

With stormy weather forecast on Friday, Central Maine Power is preparing for power outages.

Oct 13, 2022

Squirrel leaves thousands without power in Bangor | WPFO

A squirrel left much of Bangor without power Sunday morning.

Oct 9, 2022

Scarborough Public Library as idea incubator and satellite office - Portland Press Herald

The recent vote of the Scarborough Chamber of Commerce to support the library expansion project is no surprise to those in the know. Perhaps more than any of the towns around greater Portland, Scarborough has generated multiple organizations and business ideas that are improving society every day. And the Scarborough library has been — and […]

Sep 16, 2022

MSNBC, CNN give straight news on California grid issues after panning Texas over winter blackout | Fox News

Media outlets that mocked and criticized Texas over the 2021 winter storm that caused crippling blackouts are playing the news straight with California.

Sep 12, 2022

Data reveals Maine suffers from some of the longest power outages in country

An 8 Investigates review of nationwide reliability data reveals Maine has some of the longest and most frequent power outages in the country.

Jul 23, 2022

Windy spring storm knocks out power to thousands in Maine - Portland Press Herald

The storm brought gusts of over 50 mph, which toppled trees and brought down power lines, leading to about 50,000 outages statewide Tuesday.

Apr 19, 2022

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I've been thinking lately that we seem to get a lot more power outages in Maine than we used to. Turns out there's a reason for that.

Apr 6, 2022

Holiday storm causes power outages, flooding and accidents - Portland Press Herald

The storm brough heavy snow to some areas, high wind gusts to others, but spared most of the state from widespread, long-running power outages.

Jan 17, 2022

Power companies expect recovery from historic storm to take days - Portland Press Herald

Central Maine Power says it has never had as many outages, even during the Ice Storm of 1998.

Oct 30, 2017

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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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Scarborough, Maine

City Scarborough
County Cumberland
State Maine (ME)
Country United States
Zip Codes 04070, 04074

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