Major Power Outage Reports

Stay informed of the facts and details regarding major power outages affecting our members. We generally post outage reports within 72 hours of the outage. Reports are available throughout the duration of each month.

Listed below are this month’s major outages lasting five minutes or more and affecting at least 500 members.


Ham Lake (6/16/22)
At 2:19 p.m. Thursday, June 16, 2022, Ham Lake Substation Circuit 5 recloser locked out, leaving 685 members in Ham Lake without power. An off duty lineman reported a tree was on our overhead line along Lexington Ave NE, just south of 151st Ln. At 3:17 p.m., our crew removed the tree and power was restored via SCADA to all affected members.

Blaine (6/14/22)
At 10:03 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2022, Johnsville Substation Circuit 1 recloser locked out, leaving 1,406 members in Blaine and Ham Lake without power. A contractor bored into our underground feeder cable near Taylor St NE & 127th Ln NE. Our crew isolated the damaged cable and by 10:44 a.m., all affected members were restored.