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With Texas and Florida also recovering from hurricanes, and California still suffering from wildfires, there is a shortage of the poles, cable transformers, fuses, towers and insulators that are needed, Field said in an email.
Cleveland Public Power attributed the outage to a transformer explosion that caused a minor fire at an electrical substation.
More than 500 customers are without power in Kearny Mesa following a transformer explosion.
The Northern California fires began as falling trees brought down power lines and transformers blew.
Power can go out for a number of reasons, such as a tree or car taking out a pole, a branch hitting a wire or a transformer being struck by lightning or a tornado.
Hurricane Irma knocked out a transformer that powered the nursing home’s air conditioning, an official at the facility has said.
The center said the hurricane knocked out a transformer that powered the air conditioning.
According to Ian Sample at The Guardian, the stone marten—a small mammal similar to a weasel—made its way into a substation for the collider in November and was instantly electrocuted by an 18,000-volt transformer.
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