An aging energy infrastructure and workforce could mean that widespread power outages like Tuesday’s, which affected the White House, the Capitol and thousands of other customers throughout Maryland and D.C., could become more and more prevalent.
Problems at a Maryland electrical station caused widespread power outages across the nation’s capital Tuesday, affecting the White House, the Capitol, museums, train stations and other sites.
Dulles International Airport is experiencing some flight delays after a power outage.
Power has been restored to several traffic lights and residents in downtown Baltimore, according to Baltimore Gas and Electric.
Pepco says 3,000 of its customers in Washington were without power on Sunday due to a blown fuse box and a faulty underground cable.
Pentagon City Mall and nearby businesses, including Best Buy, were left in the dark after a power outage Saturday evening.
Tysons Corner is experiencing a power outage Sunday afternoon, but the mall is still open, according to the mall’s Twitter account.
Thousands of residents of Dupont Circle remain without power Tuesday after three feeders failed in the morning, Pepco says.
The Lincoln Memorial was in the dark Monday morning due to a power outage that affected parts of D.C.
It’s lights out for several government buildings in Washington. Authorities are blaming a blown transformer and a construction mishap.