Thousands Lose Power In Lakewood

Some 3,000 Lakewood homes lost power Monday night due to an equipment malfunction.The areas of Oak Street, Vine Street, Sterling Forest, Sterling Place, and Williams Street all experienced widespread outages.

The outage also affected the Ne’emas Hachaim hall. Chaveirim assisted in providing power and light as a wedding was taking place at the venue.

Power to the affected areas was restored shortly after midnight.


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  1. Notice anything common in these areas?

    See last week TLS article:

    Related? Maybe because….

    Lakewood is expanding at such a rapid rate that the GPS week rollover (Started on 4/6) could impact an operator’s ability to accurately assess grid reliability conditions in real-time and replace older equipment that may be affected causing spotty power outages. GPS satellites, provide system operators with a near real-time snapshot of the grid’s operating status.

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