Central Maine Power Company, 83 Edison Drive, Augusta, ME 04336 (207) 622-NEWS
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CMP storm recovery will continue one more day
AUGUSTA, Maine, Dec. 16, 2008, 9 p.m. — Central Maine Power Co. (CMP) reports that 3,850 York County homes and businesses are without power as of nine o’clock this evening. The company says that some customers may have their power restored overnight, but many will not be restored until Wednesday. CMP expects to restore power to all York County customers by late Wednesday night, five days after reporting 220,000 homes and businesses without power on Friday afternoon.
Maps showing the extent of the outages and the progress of the restoration are available on the company’s website at Ice Storm 2008.
A map showing the towns in each service area as well as a town-by-town listing of outages can be found on CMP’s web site at www.cmpco.com.
Next update: Wednesday, 9 a.m.
About CMP: Central Maine Power, a subsidiary of Energy East Corporation, operates more than 25,000 miles of power lines and other facilities that deliver electricity to 80 percent of Maine’s population. Web site: www.cmpco.com.
About Energy East: Energy East Corporation is a respected, super-regional energy services and delivery company serving about 3 million customers throughout upstate New York and New England. By providing outstanding customer service and meeting customers’ energy requirements in an environmentally responsible manner, Energy East will continue to be a valuable asset to the communities we serve.
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