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Monday, November 5, 2012
Approximately 4,000,000 Still Without Power
According to the Department of Energy this morning, 1.3 million "customers"(a "customer" is defined as an electric meter) are still without power.
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The utility industry multiplies customers times 3 or 4 (depending on the utility) to get the approximate number of people without power. So, we still have about four million without power as another storm looms.