Between 500-2,000 Without Power

shoprite 2UPDATED 9:55 PM: Between 500-2,000 JCP&L customer in Lakewood have lost power this evening, according to JCP&L. Residents and shops in the area of Kennedy Boulevard and Route 9, Squankum Ave., Lawrence Ave., Princeton Ave., Coventry Square, have lost power.

Several traffic lights in the area are out as well, so use caution. 

According to JCP&L, power may not be fully restored until 9:30 PM.

If you know of any elderly people who may have lost power and has no air condition, be sure to to check up on them.

We will keep you updated with any further information. TLS-63/TLS-CCP.

UPDATE 9:55 PM. Power has been restored to some areas.

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  1. #2
    It depends on the type of system you purchase if the lights go out and you have a
    Solar power system with Battery back up -yes/lights
    Solar panels with No Battery back up -no/ lights (most common)

    All systems by code must disconnect from the grid on a loss of AC power from JCPL
    If you spend big $$$ and get the system that includes battery backup and inverters you will have power as long as your backup batteries have enough charge in them to run inverters to make ac voltage for your home until the power company corrects their problem

    Hope that helps

  2. Do you know what caused this power outage?

    Also, the day before, our power went out 6 different times, though it went back on within 30 seconds or less.

  3. We didn’t know what to do in the dark, so we went shopping. This blackout cost us, because we bought things we didn’t really need, just because something caught our eyes and the price was right.

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