Category: Hydro

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Collision Causes Morning Power Outage

Collision Causes Morning Power Outage

(THUNDER BAY, ON) –A north side collision has interrupted power to numerous businesses and homes. It appears a transport took out a hydro pole, which resulted in the power outage. This was near Wal-Mart located on Memorial Ave. Synergy reports that power is almost completely restored. Areas that were impacted: 11th Avenue. Field Street. Mooney...

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Large Power Outage Impacting Thousands of Citizens.

Large Power Outage Impacting Thousands of Citizens.

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Two large areas of Thunder Bay are without power this morning, leaving thousands of residents ROCKED. Power first went out sometime between 3:30am and 4:00am in a large area of the city. An almost city-wide flutter of the power grid caused numerous neighbourhoods to suffer a flicker of the power. Power...

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Power Outages Rock Multiple Neighbourhoods

Power Outages Rock Multiple Neighbourhoods

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Since the thunderstorm hit, multiple neighbourhoods have been hit with power outages. The areas of 25th Side Road, Sandpiper, Gordanvale have been rocked by a power outage. Restoration of power for these areas is estimated to be around 9:00 pm. Another 250 customers are without power impacting citizens between Oliver road...

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Power Outage Rocks North Side Neighbourhood

Power Outage Rocks North Side Neighbourhood

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – There’s another small power outage in Thunder Bay today, this time in the north side. There was a much larger outage overnight that was cleared up within a few hours. Right now, power is out in a small area near Balsam Street and River Street. Synergy is estimating that around 135...

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Short Power Outage Leaves Citizens Concerned

Short Power Outage Leaves Citizens Concerned

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A brief but stinging power outage rocked through a portion of the city this evening. Residents across multiple areas of town reported anywhere from a short flicker doodle to a few minutes without any power. Synergy North (the new name Thunder Bay Hydro changed to) has been tight lipped on the situation,...

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South Side Power Outage Rocks Citizens

South Side Power Outage Rocks Citizens

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Numerous REAL Concerned Citizens have reported a power outage in their respective neighbourhoods. The outage appears to be impacting the south side at this moment. Reports are coming in that indicate power is out in the following areas: Ogden school area. Catherine Street. Parts of Westfort. Archibald Street North. Wiley Street. Vickers...

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Northwood Power Outage – Man Electrocuted

Northwood Power Outage – Man Electrocuted

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Multiple anonymous tipsters in the Northwood neighbourhood have informed us that the power has been cut and that a man has been severely electrocuted. According to eyewitnesses, a male was up in a tree cutting parts of it when things took a turn for the worst on Kensington Drive. It has...

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POWER OUTAGE: North Side in Shambles

POWER OUTAGE: North Side in Shambles

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Synergy North is reporting intermittent power outages this afternoon. Synergy North is what Thunder Bay Hydro has become after merging with a hydro company in Kenora. The company tells us that the intermittent power outages are in the north side of the city,. Hydro crews are already on site of the...

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Power Outage Rocks North Side

Power Outage Rocks North Side

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A neighbourhood in the north side of the city has been rattled by a fierce power outage that is leaving people feeling drained. A resident in the area of Algoma and River says he was just cleaning the snow when the power went out around 8:00 pm. The power flickered back...

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MASSIVE POWER OUTAGE ROCKS THUNDER BAY

MASSIVE POWER OUTAGE ROCKS THUNDER BAY

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Our newsdesk has been swamped with reports of power being out from the north side of town between downtown PA all the way down Red River Road to Windemere and all the way to the Silver City Theatre area. Thunder Bay Hydro has not yet updated their outage map to put a...

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POWER OUTAGE SLAMS DOWNTOWN CORE

POWER OUTAGE SLAMS DOWNTOWN CORE

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The north side downtown core has been absolutely devastated by a power outage. Local businesses are left without power, and are considering closing for the remainder of the day if power is not restored soon. Thunder Bay Hydro tells us that about 1500 to 2000 customers are impacted by the outage, in...

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SCHEDULED POWER OUTAGE FOR SOUTH SIDE

SCHEDULED POWER OUTAGE FOR SOUTH SIDE

(THUNDER BAY, ONT) – Thunder Bay Hydro would like to inform south side residents that there will be a temporary power outage scheduled for August 21, 2018. The power outage is set to run from 10:30am to 11am affecting the areas of West Arthur St running between 20th and 25th Sideroads south of the Kaministiqua...

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POWER OUTAGE ROCKS THE RESERVATION

POWER OUTAGE ROCKS THE RESERVATION

(FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION, ON) – Another power outage has rippled through a neighbouring community to Thunder Bay. This power outage has residents of Fort William First Nation absolutely rocked, as they are attempting to get through to the other side of this power outage. The power outage struck shortly after 11:00 pm this evening,...

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SOUTH SIDE POWER RESTORED, RESIDENTS ROCKED

SOUTH SIDE POWER RESTORED, RESIDENTS ROCKED

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A south side power outage, limited to a few blocks had some residents ROCKED and without power for a while. Thunder Bay Hydro crews restored the power in a quick and timely fashion. A big thank you to our unsung heroes. Several residents told the TRCCTB news desk that a transformer...

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POWER OUTAGE SHAKES UP SOUTH SIDE NEIGHBOURHOOD

POWER OUTAGE SHAKES UP SOUTH SIDE NEIGHBOURHOOD

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A small section of a south side neighbourhood is without power at the moment. Syndicate and Brodie between Dease and Leith are impacted by the ROCKER of a power outage, according to the Thunder Bay Hydro power outage map at 8:45 pm. A call to Thunder Bay Hydro revealed that hydro...

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Thomas D Woods Nominated For Hydro One Board

Thomas D Woods Nominated For Hydro One Board

(ONTARIO) – Ontario has nominated Thomas D. (Tom) Woods as the first of its four nominees for the new Board of Directors at Hydro One. Mr. Woods has extensive experience in governance, banking and finance. He is a Board Member of Bank of America Corporation, Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo), Providence St. Joseph’s St. Michael’s...

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POWER OUTAGE ROCKS NORTH SIDE NEIGHBOURHOOD

POWER OUTAGE ROCKS NORTH SIDE NEIGHBOURHOOD

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A north side power outage has ROCKED the surrounding neighbourhood. The area around Copenhagen Road and Highway 11/17 is experiencing a power outage. Trowbridge Falls is within the impacted area. Thunder Bay Hydro doesn’t have a reason or expected return time as of the time of this article being written. We...

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ONTARIO HYDRO BILLS WILL BE LOWERING

ONTARIO HYDRO BILLS WILL BE LOWERING

(ONTARIO) – Ontario ratepayers will benefit from $790 million in savings thanks to the Government of Ontario’s decision to cancel and wind down 758 renewable energy contracts, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines Greg Rickford announced today. “We clearly promised we would cancel these unnecessary and wasteful energy projects as part of our plan...

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HYDRO LINE COLLISION CHARGE LAID

HYDRO LINE COLLISION CHARGE LAID

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – On July 3, 2018, at approximately 4:15pm, officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Shuniah Fire and Emergency Services and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a single vehicle collision that occurred at the intersection of Lakeshore Drive and McKenzie Heights Road in the...

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SOUTH CORE POWER OUTAGE

SOUTH CORE POWER OUTAGE

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A power outage has rippled through the south core of Thunder Bay shortly before the noon hour. Thunder Bay Hydro reports that crews are on site, working diligently on the issue that is causing the outage. Shortly after 11:00 am, roughly 100 customers were impacted, but as of noon Thunder Bay...

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THUNDERSTORM LEAVES SOME DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES

THUNDERSTORM LEAVES SOME DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A brief but intense storm passed through the region overnight, waking many to the sound of the Thunder. Thunder Bay definitely lived up to its name. The severe thunderstorm watch was issued shortly after 2:00 am last night and remains in effect for the area. TRCCTB believes the watch will end...

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Power Outages Rock The City

Power Outages Rock The City

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A brief thunderstorm has swiped across the city earlier today, leaving puddles and an overal moist feeling in the air. Several areas of town were left without electricity in the wake of the storm. The power outage in the Woodcrest and North McIntyre area was weather related, according to Thunder Bay...

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SPRAGUE POWER OUTAGE

SPRAGUE POWER OUTAGE

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A south side neighbourhood is shakin’ it rough this evening, after a power outage has rocked the area. We were told by a resident in the area, that a wire was spitting out sparks and made a loud pop noise shortly before the power went out. Power was interrupted shortly after...

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LIGHTNING STRIKE KNOCKS OUT POWER

LIGHTNING STRIKE KNOCKS OUT POWER

(THUNDER BAY, ONT) – According to Thunder Bay Hydro, a lightning strike has taken power down. “Power outage due to lightning strike on Government Road and side streets between Alice and Mapleward. ETR unknown“ – Thunder Bay Hydro Also, another power outage in the Theresa St area. “Power outage Theresa St and house on Bruce...

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