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Current Outage Reports



Emera Maine Electric System Status Update

Date: Aug 23, 2015
Time:                       11:20 AM                     


Media and Emergency Management Agencies                       
Contact: Customer Service                 
Phone Number: (207) 973-2000
Description of Event: Outages due to Failed conductor
Estimated Number of Meters Affected: 994                      
Aroostook:                      0                     
Hancock:                      2                     

Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis County:

Penobscot:                        992                     



Restoration Details:

Emera Maine crews are working to restore power in Milford after a failed conductor caused outages for about 950 customers.  Crews are replacing some wire at this time, which is expected to take about three hours.  Another crew is working to make repairs in Hermon and Glenburn where about 20 customers are without power. 
Anyone using alternate power sources should be sure to follow the manufacturer's guidelines.  Please avoid touching any fallen power lines and use caution when traveling near crews working on roadways.  

Other Related Information:

Customers may report outages or ask questions by calling our Customer Service Center at (207) 973-2020 or 1-855-EMERA11 (1-855-363-7211). You may also follow us on Twitter at @emerame or visit our live outage map at emeramaine.com.

Estimated Time of Service Restoration:

1:30 p.m.

Estimated Time of Next Emera Maine Update:

4:00 p.m. if significant outages remain

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Emera Maine provides electric delivery service to two areas – the Bangor Hydro District and the Maine Public District.

  • The Bangor Hydro District includes Hancock, Piscataquis and Washington Counties and most of Penobscot County.
  • The Maine Public District serves Aroostook County and a small piece of Penobscot County.

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