A power cut is set to hit just nearly 150 homes across three Bolton postcodes next week. The utilities company says that this is to ensure that its engineers can safely complete maintenance works on power cables. The company says that once work has begun on the power cables in Bolton, they will work to ensure that electricity will be restored as soon as possible.
Hundreds of homes in a Gloucestershire town were without power after a power outage. The energy company said that 1,363 properties in the Nailsworth area were off the grid. This is a high voltage incident meaning these incidents tend to be larger, crews repaired services a couple of hours later.
As power outages continue in parts of the national capital region (NCR) under Uttar Pradesh in Noida, Ghaziabad, residents living in high-rise flats claimed that they are suffering from frequent power cuts and faulty backup by builders.
A power outage has hit a large area of Newbury. The power cut affected homes and buildings. Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks has said the outage is unplanned and has apologized for the loss of supply.
A power cut affected more than 500 homes in the Sunbury area following a fault on a local underground cable network. Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) apologised for the unplanned outage. The company said 34 postcodes in the TW16 area experienced a loss of power.
Water supply would be disrupted if the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) workers did not restore power during breakdowns, Convener of the Water Supply Trade Union Collective Alliance, Engineer Upali Rathnayake told the media yesterday.
A GOOSE is understood to have caused power cables to come down - prompting an 'explosion', a fire and a power cut. Blackrod residents spotted a blaze in a field following the incident. The services were later restored.
A major fault in the 400 KV high-tension transmission lines of Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Limited (MSETCL) at Chakan and Lonikand substations disrupted power supply to the twin cities of Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad in the early hours.
Power cuts of up to 13 hours in some areas in Sri Lanka. Though the government has said the duration of the power cuts will be reduced gradually, the power cut were extended mainly due to lack of fuel amid severe shortage of US dollars.
Over 4,000 households in Taiwan region's New Taipei city and Kaohsiung city were hit by power outages. The major power outage in New Taipei city was caused by underground cable failure, while the power cut in Kaohsiung city was caused by an accident at a power substation where repairs were underway.
Power Network has warned people living in Seaford have had of an unexpected power outage in the town. Engineers were working to resolve the problem, which was suspected to be a faulty underground electricity cable
Homes in a number of postcode areas across Bristol have been left without power for hours this morning. Western Power Distribution has confirmed the incident has affected many properties. Engineers are working to restore power after the outage was reported just before 9am.
A couple who moved into their home on the day Storm Arwen struck say they have been refused full compensation despite six days without power. Ben Walker rents a house in Sharperton in Northumberland, but his and his neighbour's electricity comes via sub meters off their landlady's supply.