A transmission tower stands silhouetted against a frosty sky. The sub-zero digits during this record-breaking cold are demanding a lot of juice to keep warm, especially with our neighbors in the northeast.
Electricity demand has spiked across central and eastern states hit by severe cold, and power grid authorities are asking people to conserve energy when possible.
About 13,000 people were left without power after severe storms rolled through Pittsburgh Tuesday night.
The three Duquesne University residence halls that lost power last week, displacing hundreds of students, will be without power again Monday.
It’s been more than 24 hours, but staff and students at Duquesne University are still in the dark.
Some people were left in the dark overnight.
PENN Power says a substation in Ellwood City experienced a disruption of power.
Following a line of afternoon thunderstorms, several thousand homes are without power in the Pittsburgh area.
The thunderstorms that moved through the Pittsburgh area Friday morning caused power issues across Pittsburgh’s Oakland section. Officials say the rain flooded a substation under Bigelow Boulevard.
A downed utility pole and wires has closed a road and knocked power out to several residents today in Shaler Township.
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