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Thousands Still Powerless in Southern California City

Commuters dealt with dead traffic signals and several businesses were forced to remain closed as crews worked to restore power to thousands in downtown Long Beach, Calif. following three separate fires in underground electrical vaults. Southern California Edison says some …

Louisiana Needs More Electricity For Industrial Boom: Utility

The state’s largest utility needs to come up with more power before the end of 2016, and then find even more by the end of 2019 to meet the demands of Louisiana’s ongoing industrial boom. That likely means building power …

India Power Failure Hits Millions; Among World’s ‘Worst Blackouts’

Hundreds of millions of people across India were left without power on Tuesday in one of the world’s worst blackouts, trapping miners, stranding train travelers and plunging hospitals into darkness when grids collapsed for the second time in two days. …

US Nuclear Regulator Monitoring Plant after Tornado

The U.S. nuclear safety regulator said Monday it was monitoring a Virginia nuclear power plant in southeastern Virginia operated by Dominion Resources after a tornado cut its electrical power. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said the plant’s diesel generators and safety …