The leading cause of unplanned power outages is weather. Heavy storms can cause multiple power outages in different areas. Outages can also be caused by trees or wildlife contacting the lines.
While Blue Mountain Power Co-op works throughout the year to proactively minimize the duration and impacts of power outages, it can be difficult to predict how long they may last. Power outages can occur at any time, which is why it is critical to prepare for outages, both planned and unplanned.
If you are experiencing an unexpected disruption to power, please do the following: