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CMP crews to complete restoration in most towns by later today

AUGUSTA, Maine, October 31, 2011, 9 a.m. — Central Maine Power Company (CMP) reports 21,000 customers without power on Monday morning. The company expects to complete repairs in most parts of the state by later today, although towns in York County may have some customers out until Tuesday. CMP estimates that the storm knocked out power to more than 207,400 customers since late Saturday evening, with a peak of nearly 145,000 outages on Sunday morning.


Outages by county as of 9 a.m:


County                 Customers Out      Estimated Restoration
York                         13,136                       Tuesday evening
Androscoggin          1,858                       Monday evening
Cumberland            1,548                       Monday evening
Sagadahoc              1,408                       Monday evening
Lincoln                      1,169                       Monday evening
Kennebec                    819                       Monday afternoon
Franklin                        415                       Monday afternoon
Oxford                           346                       Monday evening
Knox                              100                       Monday afternoon
Waldo                             54                        Monday afternoon
Hancock                         11                        Monday afternoon
Total                         20,864  

Additional information on storm safety and restoration, including a town-by-town listing of outages in the CMP service area with an area map, can be found on CMP’s web site at


Next update: noon


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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 four 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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