Common Causes for a Power Outage – Why did my power go out?

There are many common causes for a power outage. They include:

Weather

  • Bad weather can cause damage to power lines and poles. Some lines and poles are more sensitive than others. Their sensitivity depends on their age and how they were installed. Some are installed incorrectly, incomplete, or do not receive necessary upkeep as often as needed.

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My power went out. What now?

Power outages. We’ve all experienced them at one point or another. Sometimes they’re nothing more than a short-lived annoyance. Sometimes they become stressful, especially the longer the outage perseveres. Be prepared for an outage by storing your utility company’s contact information nearby so you can report unstable power. It’s easy and ensures that you’re on track to having power restored as quickly as possible!

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