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Versant Power prepares for winter storm

Release Date:  03-13-2023

Maine – Versant Power is preparing for impacts of a storm expected to bring heavy, wet snow and high winds to coastal and central Maine Tuesday through Wednesday. Several inches of heavy snow are expected in parts of Versant Power's service territory. Strong winds with gusts reaching up to 50 mph are also expected on the coast.

“Heavy snow can weigh down power lines and trees, bringing down lines and causing unsafe travel conditions and power outages,” said Larry Rocha, storm manager for Versant Power. “We have field crews ready to respond tomorrow and Wednesday to address hazardous conditions and make any necessary repairs safely and as quickly as possible.”

Versant Power asks customers to prepare for dangerous travel conditions and power outages.

  • If you must travel, watch for downed trees, branches or power lines.
  • Ensure you have a supply of fresh water.
  • Stock up on easy-to-make nonperishable food items.
  • Charge your cellphone and other electronic devices.
  • Prepare flashlights and a battery-operated radio in case you must shelter in place until it is safe to travel.

You can fill out a Power Issue Report Form at versantpower.com or call our Customer Contact Center at 1-855-363-7211 or 207-973-2000. Customers in can also report an outage directly from their Online Services account.

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Versant Power provides electric delivery service to two areas – the Bangor Hydro District and the Maine Public District.

            The Bangor Hydro District includes Hancock, Piscataquis and Washington Counties and most of Penobscot County.
            The Maine Public District serves Aroostook County and a small piece of Penobscot County.

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