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Central Maine Power Hurricane Sandy Recovery Passes the 80% Mark


AUGUSTA, Maine, October 30, 2012 — Central Maine Power Company (CMP), a subsidiary of Iberdrola USA, reports that 30,000 customers remain without power after the first day of restoration. The company started the day with 88,000 outages. Since Hurricane Sandy blew into Maine on Monday, CMP has restored power to nearly 130,000 customers out of 159,000 who lost power at some point in the storm.

Outages by county as of 9 p.m.:

York: 12,473
Cumberland: 11,250
Franklin: 2,589
Lincoln: 2,536
Oxford: 881
Knox: 274
Sagadahoc: 151
Androscoggin: 95

CMP Total: 30,249

Next update: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.
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

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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 six times by J.D. Power and Associates. For more information, visit

About Iberdrola USA: Iberdrola USA, a subsidiary of global energy leader Iberdrola, S.A., is an energy services and delivery company serving more than 2.4 million customers in upstate New York and New England. For more information about Iberdrola USA, visit