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Release: Immediate  


CMP Expects to complete storm repairs by midnight


Augusta, Maine, April 18, 2011 – Central Maine Power Co. (CMP) reports that approximately 3,600 customers are still without power as of 5 p.m. High winds that began in the early morning uprooted trees and knocked out power to 22,000 homes and businesses during the day. The number of outages peaked at nearly 15,000 around 10 a.m. CMP expects to have power restored to all customers by midnight.


A complete list of outages by county follows:


County        Customers Out

Cumberland                   781
Hancock                   236
Kennebec                     72
Knox                   118
Lincoln                1,174
Oxford                     23
Sagadahoc                   756
Waldo                   471
Total                3,631


This is the final update for this event.


About CMP and Iberdrola USA: CMP, a subsidiary of Iberdrola USA, is Maine’s largest electricity transmission and distribution company, serving more than 600,000 customers. The company has been ranked #1 in customer satisfaction three times by J.D. Power and Associates. Iberdrola USA, a subsidiary of global energy leader Iberdrola, S.A., is an energy services and delivery company with more than 2.4 million customers in upstate New York and New England. We are a team of dedicated individuals working as one to deliver value to our customers, employees and shareholders. By providing outstanding customer service and exceptional reliability, while holding safety and the environment in high regard, we aspire to be a world-class energy company.
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