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Central Maine Power storm restoration focuses on final 250 customer accounts

 

AUGUSTA, Maine, Feb. 26, 2009, 4 p.m. — Central Maine Power Co. (CMP) remains on track to complete its storm repairs today. At 4 p.m., CMP had restored power to all but about 246 of the customers who lost service earlier this week. Only scattered outages remain in some communities along the coast from Freeport to Waldoboro, and utility crews expect to restore power to all homes and businesses by late this evening.

     Customers who are unsure about whether CMP has their outage information are encouraged to report it using the utility’s on-line system at www.cmpco.com or by phone at 1-800-696-1000.

   Maps showing the extent of the outages and the progress of the restoration are available on the company’s website by clicking here for outages by town. More information on outages and storm restoration is available at www.cmpco.com.

 

This is the final update.

 

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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