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CanadaStorms left 14,000 customers without power: Hydro One

07:50  12 july  2019
07:50  12 july  2019 Source:

Cleanup begins after powerful thunderstorms wreak havoc across Quebec

Cleanup begins after powerful thunderstorms wreak havoc across Quebec Hydro-Québec crews are still on the ground, working to restore electricity.

Hydro One , an electricity company that serves mostly rural areas of Ontario, reported over 600, 000 power outages at the height of the storm .[28] The At the height of the storm over 300, 000 Toronto Hydro customers had no electricity or heating.[30] The City of Toronto simultaneously opened and

Hydro One has now restored power to approximately 70, 000 customers ; leaving approximately 20, 000 customers without power across the province at about 4:00 Hydro One advises customers that their privately-owned electrical equipment may have sustained damage in this week's storm .

Storms left 14,000 customers without power: Hydro One© Cole Burston/Bloomberg Hydro One is ‘not responsible for (electricity) price increases’ in Ontario, economist Don Drummond says.

A storm that rolled through eastern Ontario left thousands of customers without power Thursday evening.

Hydro One tweeted at 4:07 p.m. that 14,000 customers across Ontario were without power, with the majority located in the Smiths Falls area. As of 10:30 p.m., the Hydro One map showed that more than 2,000 customers were without power in Lanark County — the estimated restoration time was 2 a.m.

Additionally, nearly 400 customers in Lennox and Addington County were without power, and there no estimated restoration time as of 10:30 p.m.

The tweet said crews were working as quickly as possible to restore power to the affected customers.


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