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Latest Bangor Hydro & CMP Outage Numbers 

Caitlin Burchill

NEWS OUTAGE

Bangor Hydro says they have crews and support staff from Bangor Hydro, Maine Public Service, and external crews from as far away as New Jersey working to restore power after this recent ice storm. As of 4pm Wednesday, they say more than 12,000 customers remain without power. Bangor Hydro said Tuesday that they expect some customers may be out  of power  in to the weekend.

Below is a list of outages by county as of 4pm Wednesday:

 Estimated Number of Meters Affected: 15223
Aroostook: 0
Hancock: 9056
Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis County:8

Penobscot: 5151

Washington:1008

 

 

 

 

 

Central Maine Power Company (CMP) says they have increased their storm recovery workforce to 1,800 in its efforts to repair damage from the recent ice storm. As of 5:20pm Wednesday, they say an estimated 40,000 accounts remain without power. CMP says they hope to reduce the number of outages to less than 30,000 customers Wednesday, and that the “vast majority of customers will have their power restored by late Thursday night, although the restoration may stretch into Friday for some customers in rural or inaccessible areas.”

Below is a list of outages by county as of 5:20pm Wednesday:

County Total Customers
by County
Customers Without Power
ANDROSCOGGIN 54,270 1,182
CUMBERLAND 154,957 5
FRANKLIN 22,545 49
HANCOCK 5,986 2,831
KENNEBEC 69,124 21,179
KNOX 24,882 610
LINCOLN 26,441 3,538
OXFORD 39,420 9
PENOBSCOT 13,420 20
SAGADAHOC 20,531 1,565
SOMERSET 29,116 38
WALDO 23,760 9,454
YORK 115,068 1
40,481