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TVA is blogging restoration progress of power companies after tornadoes

Highlights:

  • 475,000 homes without power (Update: now around 120,000)
  • Three reactors shut down at Brown’s Ferry.
  • *This is the third time in US history that a nuclear power plant shut down due to a weather related event since 2007.
  • Oil is leaking from generators
  • Workers working 24/7 to restore power
  • 26 power companies shut down, being restored
  • Over 90 transmission lines were damaged, servicing North Alabama and Mississippi

Source: TVA

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  • May 03, 2011
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