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Power cut takes out electric
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Power cut takes out electric

A helicopter carrying out a survey in a search for minerals in Aberdeenshire caused a power cut to over 1,000 homes after it struck an electricity pylon. The electromagnetic monitoring loop, suspended below the helicopter, struck a pylon near Balmedie.
SSEN engineers carried out repairs and power was restored to all 1,004 properties affected. Aberdeen Minerals Limited said it was aware of the incident.
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Power failure due to torrential rain in the city
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Power failure due to torrential rain in the city

Bengaluru is most likely to see some power outages as the Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KTPCL) is undertaking some projects that were delayed due to torrential rain in the city. Check the list of affected divisions and areas by following the link.
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Power cut caused by high winds
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Power cut caused by high winds

SP Energy Networks has issued safety advice to help Lanarkshire residents remain safe in the event of a power cut caused by forecast high winds this weekend.
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 Electricity company reduce power cuts throughout week
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Electricity company reduce power cuts throughout week

South Africa's Eskom will reduce planned power cuts this week after sufficient progress was made in replenishing emergency generation reserves. Eskom's aging power stations run mostly on coal and are highly prone to faults, resulting in frequent outages which constrain economic growth. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's government has tried to reform Eskom to make it more efficient, but progress has been slow.

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Severe disruption on tube after power supply failure
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Severe disruption on tube after power supply failure

London Underground services were suffering severe disruption due to “power supply problems”, Transport for London (TfL) said. The issue means no trains were running on the entire Victoria line. The Piccadilly line was suspended between Hyde Park Corner and Cockfosters, with severe delays on the rest of the line. Tube stations were evacuated and closed due to the issue.
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 Three powerful surges of electricity caused power cuts
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Three powerful surges of electricity caused power cuts

There has been a power cut across after three powerful surges of electricity knocked out power to hundreds of homes and left burglar alarms sounding. A couple of hours later, service was restored.
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Customers affected by powet cut in Seaham
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Customers affected by powet cut in Seaham

Hundreds of homes in Seaham were without power after an unplanned power cut. The service says the power cut has been caused by problems with cables or equipment serving the area. Crews were working to restore the service.
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Hospital affected by power cut
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Hospital affected by power cut

A power outage let without electricity. Samantha Allen, chief executive of NHS North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board, said people needed electrical devices such as oxygen machines "for survival". She has written to regulator Ofgem calling for action to ensure energy companies have better checks in place, so this situation don't happen again.
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Chennai power disruption
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Chennai power disruption

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco) said that power was suspended in parts of Chennai in Tambaram, Poonamalle, Southuperumbedu, Kolathur carrying out maintenance work in the city.
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Electricity supplies restored following power cut
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Electricity supplies restored following power cut

A power cut hit a number of areas in Deeside. Electricity went off in parts of Ewloe, Hawarden, Shotton, Aston and Queensferry. The engineers were working in the area, and fixed the fault also the control centre restored some supplies remotely.

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Thousands of homes affected by power cut
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Thousands of homes affected by power cut

A power cut affected thousands of homes in the west end of Glasgow. Electricity was cut off to residences in the G11, parts of Partick, Kelvindale, Anniesland, Knightswood and Finnieston. The cut has impacted on some businesses in the area, as well as homes. The service was restored a couple of hours later.

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Major power outage reported across Oman
This power failure news is from Oman

Major power outage reported across Oman

A major power outage impacted in several parts of Oman. Chairman APSR said that the reason of the outages was due to technical reasons. He explained that the interruption started as a result of a technical failure in the 400 kilovolt power transmission lines (the main line and the backup line) linking the two main stations of Ibri and Nihaida.
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Power cut in Thanet affects hundreds of homes
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Power cut in Thanet affects hundreds of homes

A huge power cut left hundreds of homes without electricity. UK Power Networks said about 875 customers across seven postcodes in Thanet were affected by the outage. An investigation revealed that the cause of the outage was an underground electricity cable that faulted on the high voltage network.
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Power cut hits 160 businesses and homes across city centre
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Power cut hits 160 businesses and homes across city centre

Hundreds of businesses and homes in York city centre streets including Coney Street, Blake Street, Bootham and Gillygate were hit by power cuts. Crews were working and restored services to all properties a couple of hours later.
Another 70 properties in the Blossom Street area.
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Hundreds of homes and businesses without electricity
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Hundreds of homes and businesses without electricity

Hundreds of homes and businesses in Bury were hit by a power cut. Electricity North West say 644 homes in the Elton area were without electricity. It's been caused by an 'unexpected incident' on a high voltage cable, the firm says. A statement on the Electricity North West website said they restored the service later.
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Hundreds left without electricity as power cut hits five regions
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Hundreds left without electricity as power cut hits five regions

Hundreds of households across the country, including Hartlepool, Tyne and Wear, Redcar, and Yorkshire have been plunged into darkness as power cut hit five regions. A majority of the power cuts have been in Tyne and Wear, with the rest spread out over Hartlepool, Redcar and Cleaveland and North and South Yorkshire.
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Power cuts reported in different areas
This power failure news is from United Kingdom

Power cuts reported in different areas

Many homes suffered from power cuts after a fault in the area. Electricity supplier UK Power Networks (UKPN) said it was investigating the issue on its network. More than 25 postcodes were affected including parts of Watford, Rickmansworth, Croxley Green, Chorleywood, Kings Langley, Moor Park, and Northwood. Engineers restored power by around 2pm.

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Winter power cuts
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Winter power cuts

As prices soar and more and more countries introduce energy rationing measures in fear of blackouts and power cuts this winter. Last week, ELN reported that officials were looking at a “reasonable worst case outlook” that could be brought forward if energy imports from Norway and France are reduced, and the nation needs to conserve power. Under this scenario, the UK’s exposure to this risk could be even worse if below-average temperatures are recorded.

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Power outage in Uganda blamed on ‘human error’
This power failure news is from Uganda

Power outage in Uganda blamed on ‘human error’

Uganda is facing questions on just how much of its generated electricity serves Ugandans, days after the country entered a cycle of irregular supply and power outages, following the collapse of one hydropower station. According to the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA), Uganda produces more power than it consumes, with current installed capacity of 1,346.6MW, against peak consumption of 794MW. Energy minister Ruth Nankabirwa said the emergency shutdown at Isimba dam means key consumers need imported power.

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Scottish Power investigating power cuts in Paisley
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Scottish Power investigating power cuts in Paisley

Whole neighbourhoods left without electricity in Paisley. Scottish Power say that power were restored to some properties, but around 400 properties currently remain without power. The cause of the outage is not yet known. Crews were working to restore the service.
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China cuts as reservoirs fall
This power failure news is from China

China cuts as reservoirs fall

Factories in China’s southwest were shut down and a city imposed rolling power failures after reservoirs to generate hydropower ran low in a worsening drought, adding to economic strains at a time when President Xi Jinping is trying to extend his hold on power.
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Power cut in Bournemouth
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Power cut in Bournemouth

Almost 2,000 properties were without power in parts of Bournemouth and Poole. The outage affected parts of Westbourne and surrounding areas, including Branksome and Alum Chine. Engineers were sent to the site to investigate the cause of the fault.
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Thousands of homes affected by power cuts
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Thousands of homes affected by power cuts

Thousands of homes across Essex, Suffolk, Surrey, Greater London, East Sussex, Norfolk, Kent and elsewhere suffered power failures for a number of reasons. UK Power Networks, the distribution network operator for electricity across the southeast, mainly cited faults to power cables affecting households in local areas. A number of homes across the southeast still experiencing brief power outages due to similar issues.
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Kirkby homes face power cuts
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Kirkby homes face power cuts

A number of properties in Nottinghamshire faced power outages as fire crews battled a blaze. Six engines tackled a grass fire which started on land off Coxmoor Road. Locals were advised to close doors and windows due to the quantity of smoke in the area. Electricity pylons were also involved in the fire, and crews said that some properties experienced power outages.
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Power cuts warning in January
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Power cuts warning in January

Four days of UK power cuts and blackouts in January, warning as part of contingency plan. THE UK is braced for four days of power cuts and blackouts in January, as part of a winter contingency plan