Restoring power after Fiona getting more complicated: Nova Scotia Power


Nova Scotia’s electrical utility says it’s dealing with extra challenges in repairing widespread injury attributable to post-tropical storm Fiona.

Nova Scotia Energy Inc. mentioned immediately its work is being difficult by the very fact there at the moment are many single-customer outages, which the corporate says can gradual its progress as a result of a minimum of one crew is required to revive energy to 1 buyer.

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As properly, the utility says the remaining work can take longer when heavy tools is required to take away bushes and particles, and a number of other crews are required to do the work.

About 4,000 houses and companies within the province are of their thirteenth day with out energy, and a lot of the remaining outages are within the northeastern area of the province, the vast majority of that are in Pictou and Colchester counties.

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In P.E.I., nearly 9,000 houses and companies have been nonetheless in the dead of night by early this afternoon.

Maritime Electrical’s web site signifies the most recent date for restoration of energy on the Island is Sunday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Oct. 6, 2022.

© 2022 The Canadian Press


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