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Release: Immediate  

 

CMP reports overnight progress in storm restoration

AUGUSTA, Maine, Feb. 27, 2010, 7:00 a.m. — Central Maine Power Company (CMP) reports crews reduced the number of outages to 72,000 during the overnight from the peak of more than 133,000 on Friday morning. With a forecast of mild weather and more crews due to arrive from Canada, the utility expects to make good progress today.

 

Outages by county as of 7:00 a.m.:

 

 County

 Outages

 York

 25,240

 Cumberland

 18,489

 Sagadahoc

 11,150

 Lincoln

 10,662

 Knox

 5,501

 Oxford

 391

 Androscoggin

 250

 Somerset

 179

 Waldo

 115

 Kennebec

 112

 Franklin

 63

 Hancock

 20

 Piscataquis

 12

 Total

72,193 

 

Click here to see a map of storm outages and restoration progress by town.

Next update: 11:00 a.m.
 

 About Central Maine Power Company (CMP): Central Maine Power Company, a subsidiary of Iberdrola USA, is Maine’s largest electricity transmission and distribution utility. The company delivers about 9 billion kilowatt hours of electricity annually to more than 600,000 homes and businesses, representing about 80% of Maine’s annual consumer sales of electricity. The company has been ranked #1 in customer satisfaction three times by J.D. Power and Associates. For more information, visit cmpco.com.
 

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