You are browsing the archive for blackouts.

3,400 rural residents without power; rolling blackouts continue in Worthington

April 11, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON As of 9 a.m. today, Nobles Cooperative Electric was reporting more than 3,400 member households are still without power as utility workers now have more than half a foot of snow to deal with on top of the ice that has plagued the region since Tuesday. Continue Reading

Japan struggles with power crunch after quake

March 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Densely populated Tokyo endured more rolling blackouts today and faces at least six months of power shortages as earthquake damage to nuclear plants idles factories with possible global repercussions. Continue Reading