Outages and Weather
Common Causes of Power Outage
Power outages occur for many reasons and can last from a few seconds to hours or longer.
Below are some examples of the most common causes of power outages in New Brunswick.
Our severe weather conditions in New Brunswick that adversely affect power distribution can be generally categorized into any combination of rain, freezing rain, snow and high winds.
2013 Ice Storm
The following Gallery of the 2013 Ice Storm illustrates the effect of weather on power lines.