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Vermont utility plans to end outages by giving customers batteries

Green Mountain Power is asking state regulators to let it buy batteries it will install at customers’ homes, saying doing so will be cheaper than putting up more power lines.
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Florida hospitals weren’t ready for Hurricane Ian. Some fear the next big storm

Despite being under evacuation orders and in the path of the catastrophic storm, five hospitals remained open and removed only a handful of patients before the Category 4 hurricane made landfall.
Severe weather led to record number of Pa. power outages in 2021
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Severe weather led to record number of Pa. power outages in 2021

Severe weather in 2021 caused Pennsylvania to have the highest number of power outages since reliability record-keeping began nearly three decades ago, according to a new report by the state’s Public Utility Commission.

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People trapped, 2.5M without power as Ian drenches Florida

People trapped, 2.5M without power as Ian drenches Florida

Hurricane Ian left a path of destruction in southwest Florida, trapping people in flooded homes, damaging the roof of a hospital intensive care unit and knocking out power to 2.5 million people as it dumped rain across the peninsula on Thursday.

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Hurricane Ian strengthens to ‘extremely dangerous’ Category 4 as it nears Florida

Hurricane Ian strengthens to ‘extremely dangerous’ Category 4 as it nears Florida

Hurricane Ian is headed for the gulf coast of Florida after making landfall in Cuba, which suffered a near-total electrical outage. The hurricane is expected to bring storm surge and heavy rain to Florida.

Nitish Pahwa: Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Fiona blackout is the latest entirely avoidable climate tragedy

Nitish Pahwa: Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Fiona blackout is the latest entirely avoidable climate tragedy

Locals knew what to do about the infrastructure problems that extreme weather revealed. Their hands were tied.
Climate change in Pa.: More storm-driven power outages possible, analysis says
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Climate change in Pa.: More storm-driven power outages possible, analysis says

As climate change increases the chance of severe storms, outages could become more frequent if utilities don’t act to harden the electric grid.
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