[213], Severe thunderstorms, tornadoes and floods caused damage and power outages throughout Wisconsin on Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20, disrupting power to more than 277,000 customers[214] during the peak of the outage. [123][124], On June 30, Chennai suffered a major power outage that affected many parts of the city for more than 15 hours. [48], From February 19 to March 27, the 1998 Auckland power crisis resulted in the entire Auckland Central Business District in Auckland, New Zealand being without power for several weeks, after a line failure caused a chain reaction leading to the failure of three other lines. Some generators tripped because of the overfrequency, which aggravated the problem, and after an automatic rejection of 35% of the sub-system load the underfrequency did not go away. The world's biggest power plant at the time, Itaipu, tried to support the load that was no longer being supplied by the 440 kV power plants, but the 750 kV AC lines and the 600 kV DC lines that connected the plant to the rest of the system could not take the load and tripped too. On January 27–31, hundreds of thousands of homes in Victoria, including Melbourne, suffered various power failures as a result of a record heat wave. (CNN) A breakdown in Pakistan's national power grid plunged the country of 212 million people into darkness on Saturday night, officials said. [122], On April 27, one of the United States' most devastating tornado outbreaks disrupted power to most of northern Alabama; some 311 high-tension electrical transmission towers were destroyed by multiple, violent tornadoes. [151], On December 22, the December 2013 North American storm complex, covering an area from Ontario to as far east as the maritime provinces in Canada, caused power failures. [219], On July 22 at 17:56, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy noted there were over 300,000 people without power in his state,[220] a condition that still affected 200,000 people at 10:54 Tuesday[221] and with some 60,000 residents still without power on Wednesday. In a statement, the Ministry of Energy said that. [116], On July 15, 76,000 people in Oakland and Wayne counties in southeastern Michigan lost power at approximately 7:00 pm during heavy storms. [181], On September 20, Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, knocking out power to the entire island. [citation needed], On July 12, two power plants in Lavrio and Megalopolis, Greece, shut down due to malfunction within 12 hours of each other, during a period of high demand due to a heat wave. [190] After a request by Governor Ricardo Rossello, the government electricity monopoly, PREPA, terminated its relationship with D. Grimm, the subcontractor responsible for both incidents. HOULTON, Maine — Downed trees on the Canadian side of the border resulted in a large power outage for Houlton residents Tuesday afternoon. Some affected customers were still without power a week later. The nationwide blackout[171] was caused when a rogue monkey entered a power station. At midnight, power began returning to some areas, June 22 fully power restored. The outage occurred after two transmission lines, with power running up to 230 kV, failed. Iranian authorities are blaming power outages and worsening air pollution in cities across the country on the energy drain caused by bitcoin mining operations. This is Pakistan's most widespread power shutdown in the country since 2015. [161][162][163], On January 26, 80% of Pakistan (some 140 million people) were without power due to technical fault at a power station in Sindh. Homes … It was described as one of the greatest energy disruptions ever experienced by a modern developed country. [189] A week later, on April 18, power was lost to all of Puerto Rico when an excavator repairing 2017 damage from Hurricane Maria hit a line connecting two major power plants. [114], On March 30, about 30,000 homes in Northern Ireland were hit by a power cut, caused by winter weather conditions. The outage was apparently not directly related to damage from the major earthquake that hit the country the previous month. On May 20 to August 28, a problem at a power substation caused the blackout of 2001 in Iran. 1,000 people affected for 1,000 hours (42 days) or more would be included; fewer than 1,000 people would be not, regardless of duration. (LA Times)(Sky News), On July 27 a crew working on the replacement for the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, U.S., severed a power cable and caused a blackout on the Outer Banks islands which affected more than 7,000 people during the peak of tourist season. On September 29, there was a power cut that affected the entire island of Tenerife, affecting almost one million people and carrying out dozens of emergency services, most of them people who had been trapped in elevators.[231]. About 7,500 customers on the Bonavista Peninsula were without service for almost a week. Oklahoma Gas & Electric called it “the worst storm in our company’s history”. [138] It was the preludium for the outage at the following day. London, Essex, Kent and surrounding areas had no power for about half an hour during the two outages. [130], On September 8–9, the 2011 Southwest blackout affected parts of Southern California and Arizona, as well as parts of northwestern Mexico. [97], On January 27, an ice storm hit Kentucky and in Southern Indiana knocking out power to about 769,000. On October 10, Hurricane Michael hit the Gulf Coast of the United States, causing thousands of customers in the Panhandle of Florida, especially Panama City and Port St. Joe, to lose power for up to 10 days. Later that night in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, an ice storm hit, causing one million people to lose their power. On August 14–28, the Northeast blackout of 2003, a wide-area power failure in the northeastern US and central Canada, affected over 55 million people, 14 days fully restored. . Due to the nature of the cable, it was impossible to re-route supplies around other cables without overloading them. The outage affected more than 270,000 people. [144], On March 28, 2013, a nationwide blackout occurred in Trinidad and Tobago, which was reportedly caused by low gas pressure around 12:37 am AST. Power was restored after one month, on June 18. The blackout was due to a frequency drop resulted from a “fault” at Guddu at 11:41 p.m.[244], On January 10, outages related to snowfall were experienced across eastern Texas, which left over 100k customers without electrical power.[245]. The recent outage was Pakistan’s second major blackout in less than three years, AFP reported. Economic costs were estimated in tens of millions of dollars. Initially, the PLN (Indonesia's state electricity company) stated that cause of the outage was due to disruptions in a number of plants in Java,[227] but later said that the cause was due to a disruption in the Ungaran-Pemalang high-voltage power line. Hours after the late Saturday outage, Energy Minister Omar Ayub said on Twitter that power was being restored in phases, starting with Islamabad. The New York Daily News was also affected when the blackout caused their printing facility to halt operations. A major technical fault in Pakistan’s power generation and distribution system have caused a massive power outage that plunged the country into darkness overnight, the energy minister says. [78][79], On the night of November 4, in main parts of Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Spain, and Portugal, over 15 million households were left without power after a cascading breakdown of the 2006 European blackout. Power was lost at around 11:30 am and restored to most areas by 11:00 pm. As of 12:00 noon on July 16, power had not been fully restored. Recent outages in the United States. On May 25–August 3, the 2005 Moscow power blackouts ten-week-long power outage affected more than two million people in central Russia. People are silhouetted on vehicles headlights on a dark street during widespread power outages in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. With few routes for the power to flow from the generating stations via the 440 kV system (a very important system to São Paulo state, carrying electricity generated by the Paraná river) a lot of generators automatically shut down because they did not have any load. Find out more on our About … On May 17, parts of South Florida were blacked out after a malfunctioning relay caused the Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Station in Miami to go offline. [39], On March 13, the March 1989 geomagnetic storm[40] caused the Hydro-Québec power failure[41] which left seven million people in the Canadian province of Quebec without power for over nine hours. On January 16–March 24, power was cut to 200,000 people in the Australian state of Victoria when bushfires caused the state's electricity connection to the national grid to shut down. Upcoming Events History Industry Testimonials FAQs … [66], On March 12, a power failure affected 13 million people in South Sumatra and Lampung. 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[121], On February 22 at 12:51, a 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck Christchurch, New Zealand. 1.5 million people lost power, in almost all of Utah, as well as parts of southeastern Idaho and southwestern Wyoming. [125], Starting on July 11, Cyprus suffered a half-week power outage, affecting all cities on the Greek part of the island. A previous nationwide power cut occurred on January 9, 2014, caused by a Delimara power station fault. On September 21, 2016, a full power system collapse occurred on the island of Puerto Rico affected its 3.5 million inhabitants. How to Report an Outage There are two ways in which members can report an outage: Login to SmartHub, follow the prompts for outage reporting, and the information will automatically be sent to the dispatch team. Power was restored gradually after an hour and at 00.24[when?] Power was restored to all areas by 4:30 pm. Power was lost across Malta and Gozo at 7:50 pm and restored to most areas by 1:30 am. [64] Outages were reported in Tehran and at least six provincial capitals that are among Iran's biggest cities – Isfahan, Shiraz, Tabriz, Kermanshah, Qazvin, and Hamedan. The outage was determined to be the result of significant frost collection on grid equipment. [154], On February 27, parts of Mindanao, an island in the Philippines, suffered power outages for 6 hours. [140][141], Over the weekend of January 26 – February 5 ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald caused the loss of power to over 250,000 customers in South East Queensland, Australia. Just a few hundred remain in dark", "Listrik Padam di Jabodetabek, MRT Tutup Layanan untuk Sementara", "Listrik Mati Lagi di Sebagian Jabodetabek Senin Pagi, Kapan Menyala? The first large outage was partially resolved by March 14,[201][202] but smaller outages persisted in some regions for days afterwards,[203] and a second multi-day outage began on March 25. [58], On December 26–28, 1999 Cyclone Lothar and Martin left 3.4 million customers in France without electricity, and forced EdF to acquire all the available portable power generators in Europe, with some even being brought in from Canada. [36][37], On May 17, most of South Florida was blacked out after a brush fire in the Everglades damaged overhead transmission lines. As a result, the Upper and Middle Keys were largely without power for several months as the Middle Keys Electric Co-op only had generating capacity for 10% of its demand. 705,000 customers had power restored within 72 hours of the storm. In some areas of eastern Ontario, Canada and most of southern Québec, 964,000 people were affected. [211], On June 16, the entirety of Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay[212] were affected by a blackout, leaving an estimated total of 48 million people without electrical supply. [232] The same storm also cut power to over 800,000 customers in 14 US states between Thursday, October 31 and Saturday, November 2, with 420,000 still without power after 3 days. Governor Tony Evers declared a statewide state of emergency, with preliminary estimates of damage and cleanup costs of $5.3 million[215] A power outage (also called a power cut, a power out, a power blackout, a power failure, a power loss, or a blackout) is the loss of the electrical power network supply to an end user.. [119], On February 3, Cyclone Yasi hit communities in North Queensland, Australia. [193], On September 21 a severe thunderstorm, with wind gust up to 260 km/hr, hit the Ottawa/Gatineau region. [132], On September 16, South Korea experienced a widespread blackout due to hot weather. [170], On June 7, Kenya went without power for over 4 hours. [198][199] Winds reached speeds of 100 km/h.[200]. [43], On July 7, a powerful wind storm affected a large portion of central North America and caused power outages for about one million customers from Iowa to Ontario.[44]. Power was restored to all but 15,000 customers within an hour. [233] On November 2, 600,000 Canadian homes had been reconnected, though over 200,000 still remained disconnected. It is estimated that over 500,000 residents in Melbourne were without power for the evening of January 30, 2009. Engineers started recovering electric supply immediately, starting from capital city Baku, and soon lights were on again in the country. According to reports, as many as 300,000 customers in Toronto lost power. [173], On September 28, the 2016 South Australian blackout affected the entire state of South Australia (1.7 million people), owing to two tornados that destroyed three critical elements of infrastructure, and the power system protected itself by shutting down. On March 7, Venezuela was affected by the first in a series of concurrent, nation-wide blackouts. 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