June 12, 2024

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“Our crews stay within the area working towards full restoration and can proceed to work across the clock till each final buyer has their service restored.”

A crew from Verizon start work on changing three utility poles on Primary Road in Marshfield, MA on December 19, 2023. Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe, File

1000’s of consumers in Massachusetts had been nonetheless with out energy on Wednesday, days after a robust storm battered the state with excessive winds and heavy rains.

Based on the Massachusetts Emergency Administration Company, greater than 7,450 clients had been with out energy as of 6 p.m., with a lot of the outages concentrated in MetroWest, the South Shore, and different elements of Japanese Massachusetts. Officers had warned that the outages might final days after the excessive winds brought about vital harm, bringing down timber throughout the area.

In a press release, Eversource stated lots of of its crews had labored to revive energy to greater than 225,000 clients and cleared greater than 650 blocked roads.

“Our work to get the ability again following the violent storm is considerably full, and crews will proceed working tonight to revive any remaining scattered outages,” the utility firm stated. 

Nationwide Grid stated as of 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, about 6,000 clients had been with out energy, however service had been restored to greater than 270,000.

“Our crews stay within the area working towards full restoration and can proceed to work across the clock till each final buyer has their service restored,” the corporate stated.

Beneath, a map of the continuing outages in line with MEMA: