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After outage, power restored in Aiken County

We have received numerous calls about a widespread outage that is affecting people in areas of...
We have received numerous calls about a widespread outage that is affecting people in areas of Aiken County. Here is what we know.(Carly Miller)
Published: Jan. 27, 2021 at 11:11 PM EST
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AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A outage affected areas of Aiken County on Wednesday night, although service was restored by morning.

Here is what we know.

According to the Aiken Electric Cooperative Facebook page, there was an interruption in power due to a problem with Santee Cooper’s transmission system, resulting in damage to the Aiken Electric system and area outages.

Santee Cooper lost transmission to the following substations:

  • North Augusta
  • New Ellenton
  • Silver Bluff
  • Crossroads
  • Warrenville

Both Santee Cooper and Aiken Electric Cooperative sent crews out to assist.

Aiken Electric reported Thursday morning on its Facebook page that power had been restored to all customers affected by the problem.

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