Yesterday was funny; as I was showing a house, with the power out, I watched people emerge from their houses to play in the yard, and neighbors talking to neighbors. If we could just silence the generators, maybe we should lose power more often. 🙂
First: Thank you, Dominion, for being so super-responsive. Truly.
I asked the folks at Dominion Power via Twitter (they are amazingly responsive, by the way):
They couldn’t provide that, but did for my home address (I live near Crozet Park). I bet the Old Trail side numbers would be a bit different, as they often lose power when we don’t, and vice-versa.
2011- May: 1, August: 1, Nov: 1
2012- July:1, Sept: 1 (edit: Derecho!)
2013 – March: 1. May: 1, June: 1
2015- December: 1
2016- Nov: 1
2017- July: 1, Oct: 1
2018- Feb: 1, May: 2, June: 2, Aug: 1, Nov: 1
2019: Jan: 1, June: 1, July: 1
About 6 of these were considered “momentary outages”, which are outages that last for less than 2 minutes.