RESTORED: Outages 1-24-2024

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Wednesday, January 24, 2024 – 11:30 am WEC crews found a damaged switch at our switching station for our transmission line that feeds our Jackson Corners substation from GMP’s transmission line. WEC crews and GMP crews are in the process of bypassing the damaged equipment so that we can restore power to our substation and get everyone’s power back on. …

RESTORED: Outages 1-13-2024

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Saturday, January 13, 2024 – 7 pm – WEC crews have completed restoring the last remaining outage in Marshfield, and at this time, there are no other outages on our system. Thank you to our crews for their great work and dedication, and to our members for your patience and outage reports. As we have said, Washington Electric was lucky …

RESTORED: Outages – 1/10/2024

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Wednesday, January 10, 2024 – 4:00 pm – Crews continue to work to restore power to roughly 100 WEC members in Marshfield and Groton. Please be sure to report outages, and wires or trees down. Thank you for your patience as our crews work to restore power. Wednesday, January 10, 2024 – 1:30 pm – WEC crews have restored power …

Outages – 12/18-19/23

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Tuesday, December 19 – 6:30 am Crews worked into the night to restore power. We have one remaining outage with 10 members out in Washington. Crews will be replacing a broken pole and putting up the lines on this off-road line. Our estimated restoration time is today, December 19, at 3:00 p.m. Monday, December 18 – 7 pm WEC crews …

WEC Advises Members to Prepare for Potential Outages

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Sunday, December 17 – 12:30 pm A severe weather event will impact our region tonight and tomorrow (Dec. 17 – 18). Wind gusts up to 50 – 60 mph have been forecast for WEC territory. Therefore, WEC expects power outages to occur throughout our service territory overnight tonight and tomorrow. We encourage you to prepare for outages as soon as …

Outages – 12/15/2023

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Friday, December 15 – 1 pm WEC is experiencing scattered outages in the northern portion of our service territory. With warmer temperatures today, snow is unloading from trees that have otherwise retained their snow from the last storm(s). Currently, we have 4 outages with about 22 members without power in Cabot, Greensboro, and Stannard. Additional outages are possible today as …

RESTORED – Outages 12/11-12/12 2023

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Tuesday, December 12 – 6 am The last few WEC members who were out of service had power restored just after midnight. This storm was an example of how much it matters where in Vermont winter weather hits. Unlike in the two recent storms, the greatest damage was not in WEC territory and with the assistance of only one outside …

Outages – 12/4 -12/6/2023

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Wednesday, December 6 – 7 am WEC crews worked overnight and restored power to 156 members. Crews will finish restoring power to the remaining 44 members in Calais and Groton this morning where there was extensive pole damage. Power should be restored by noon today. If you still do not have power by noon, please call us at 802-223-5245 or …

Outages – 11/27 – 30/2023

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Thursday, November 30 – 2:30 pm WEC crews, assisted by over 30 other line workers, have worked around the clock since the early morning on Monday, November 27 to restore outages to more than 6,500 WEC members throughout the Co-op’s service territory. Sunday night, a snowstorm brought heavy, wet snow to Vermont, which weighed down trees. The majority of the …

Outage – 9/12/2023

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Tuesday, September 12, 2023 All outages have ben restored. Thank you for your patience. Tuesday, September 12, 2023 WEC is experiencing a significant outage in Calais, East Montpelier, Worcester and Middlesex after a grain delivery truck drove into WEC transmission line near our East Montpelier Substation. One pole on the transmission line is broken and must be replaced and another …