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Central Maine Power begins second day of storm restoration

AUGUSTA, Maine, February 25, 2009, 6 a.m. — Central Maine Power Co. (CMP) begins the second full day of storm restoration with 21,005 remaining without power. The snowstorm that passed through Maine on Monday caused more than 130,000 customer outages. The company expects to restore power to all customers in many counties by day’s end.

Following is a list of outages by Service Center. Each Service Center includes the city or town listed, along with a dozen or more surrounding communities:


Alfred:     1,150
Augusta:     1,060
Bridgton:     1,250
Brunswick:     15,045
Lewiston:     1,340
Portland:     325
Rockland/Belfast:     835
Total:     21,005

Next update: noon.



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:
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.