[207][23] At least 43 deaths were attributed to the initial wave of blackouts. "A countrywide blackout has been caused by a … [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. [121], On February 22 at 12:51, a 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck Christchurch, New Zealand. [45], On July 2–3 in the United States, Canada and Mexico there were 2 million people that lost power due to a transmission line overheating in Idaho and a 230-kV line between Montana and Idaho tripping. [60], On May 9, a major power outage left the entire southern half of Portugal, including Lisbon, without power for a few hours. Power was gradually restored over about 10 days. Over 70 mobile generators were brought in from around the country to help restore power in what was the largest deployment in London's history. [57], On July 29, in Taiwan, the No. The power cut occurred at 4:20 pm and power was slowly restored between 5:20 and 6:30 pm. 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. A forklift carrying a shipping container accidentally hit one of the Otahuhu to Henderson 220 kV circuits while the other circuit was out for maintenance, leaving the region supplied by four low capacity 110 kV circuits. In a statement, the Ministry of Energy said that. T&TEC was able to restart the generators at Cove soon after, restoring power to the island from as early as 1 am. Energias de Portugal, the main Portuguese electricity operator, later reported that the blackout was due to the electrocution of an unfortunate stork, which landed "on the wrong place at the wrong time". [235] For many, the outage continued into Tuesday, November 19, 2019. Due to problems with emergency generators, Malta International Airport had to close the runway and several flights were diverted to Catania and Palermo. all the region had been electrified. This affected the Indonesian capital, Jakarta. The storm was especially damaging because leaves were still on the trees and other tall vegetation, causing large limbs to break and fall onto power lines and city streets due to the extra weight. [56], On July 5, the Boundary Waters–Canadian derecho cut power to over 600,000 homes in Quebec with additional outages in New England and in the Upper Great Lakes region. Ini Penyebab Listrik Sulsel Padam, Kapan Pemadaman Berakhir", "SaskPower says frost-downed lines led to tripped power stations", "BC Hydro crews continue to repair damage after historic windstorm, extended outages expected", "B.C. [46] Power was out in some locations for four days. [216], On July 19, storms and high winds in Michigan caused loss of power to roughly 600,000 to 800,000 customers[217] and left many still without power for 6 days,[218] the second highest number of storm related outages in Michigan power company DTE Energy Co.'s history. But while power cuts are common, nationwide failures are rare. As of 2020[update] it is being called the biggest power failure in history. About. [94], On December 12, a large ice storm in the Northeast US collapsed power lines from Maine to Pennsylvania due to ice buildup on wires and trees and branches falling on power lines. Engineers started recovering electric supply immediately, starting from capital city Baku, and soon lights were on again in the country. 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Power to one million homes was restored by day 6 and to two million homes by day 16. It took about seven hours for the system to fully recover.

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