Weather Causes Power Outages; Crews Work Through Night to Restore Power.CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 20, 1998-- TransAlta(TSE See Tokyo Stock Exchange.
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See Canadian Venture Exchange (CDNX). :TA.) TransAlta crews are working through the night to restore power knocked out by severe weather in parts of central Alberta Central Alberta (also named Alberta's Heartland) is a region located in the Canadian province of Alberta.
Central Alberta is the most densely populated rural area in the province. Agriculture and energy make up an important part of the economy. .
A tornado touched down near Daysland, southeast of Edmonton, Sunday evening. The tornado damaged electricity distribution and high-voltage transmission lines. High winds and lightning caused outages in other areas, including: Bashaw ba·shaw
[Arabic b , Camrose, Lacombe, Ma-Me-O Beach, Red Deer Red Deer, city, Canada
Red Deer, city (1991 pop. 58,134), S central Alta., Canada, on the Red Deer River. It developed as a trade and service center for a region of dairying and mixed farming. , Wainwright and Wetaskiwin.
TransAlta dispatched linemen from across central Alberta, Sherwood Park and Fort Saskatchewan to restore power. The operational response is co-ordinated from TransAlta's 24-hour system control and call centres in Calgary.
Based on current estimates of damage, power is expected to be restored to all affected customers by 6 a.m. Power for most of Daysland was restored by 1 a.m.
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Richard Peter, 403/267-4722