PGE Sorts Out Cause Of Massive Power Outage On Central Coast

Posted on Monday, June 24, 2013 1:51pm

Equipment problems at a PG & E facility in Morro Bay are blamed for last night’s massive power outage which plunged thousands of customers on the Central Coast into darkness.

Homes, and businesses from the Santa Ynez Valley, to Atascadero were affected by the blackout, which started at around 9:30.

It impacted various substations, with the blackout gradually spreading.  Power started to come back online at around midnight.

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