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Central Maine Power Cuts Outages in Half from Peak of Hurricane Irene Damage


AUGUSTA, Maine, August 30, 2011, 9 a.m. — Central Maine Power Company (CMP) has cut the number of outages in half from the storm’s peak. Approximately 93,000 customers remain without power as of 9 o’clock this morning. That’s down from the peak count of 187,000 outages Sunday evening.


Outages by county as of 9 a.m.:

Cumberland: 25,631
York: 20,441
Kennebec: 14,824
Oxford: 11,441
Androscoggin: 8,961
Lincoln: 3,416
Waldo: 2,492
Somerset: 1,825
Sagadahoc: 1,491
Franklin: 1,303
Penobscot: 388
Hancock: 373
Knox: 227
Piscataquis: 122

CMP Total: 92,935


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


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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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