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Central Maine Power On Track to Wrap Up Storm Recovery Tonight

     AUGUSTA, Maine, February 9, 2013, 12 5 p.m.— Central Maine Power Company (CMP), a subsidiary of Iberdrola USA, reports 320 remaining outages following the blizzard that swept through Maine Friday and Saturday. The storm caused 18,420 outages beginning around noon on Friday, with a peak of 11,467 on Saturday morning.


The utility had made extensive preparations as the storm approached New England, and crews were able to keep pace with repairs as outages were reported during the storm. CMP expects to restore power to all customers by later this evening, although the possibility of further scattered outages or inaccessible damage may prolong the recovery.


 Outages by county:

County         Customers Out
Sagadahoc       163
Hancock               60 
Knox                      40
Lincoln                  32
York                        13
Somerset              11 
CMP                      319 
Next update: no further updates. 

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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