HEA Responds to Multiple Outages Due to Wind

Posted: November 4, 2020 at 1:23 pm

November 4, 2020 – Homer Electric Association, Inc. (HEA) crews worked around the clock over the past few days to respond to several outages in the Soldotna and Nikiski areas. The following areas were affected by high winds and downed trees:

Sunday, November 1, 2020 Outages:

  • 2:29 PM: Miller Loop area in Nikiski affecting 565 members. Power restored at 6:45 PM. Cause was a downed tree on the power line.
  • 3:34 PM: Halbouty area in Nikiski affecting 211 members. Powered restored at 7:21 PM. Cause was a downed tree on the power line.
  • 7:04 PM: Circuit 1426 feeding Chevron Road and Swanson River area in Nikiski affecting 460 members. Powered restored 11/2/20, 3:41 AM. Cause was a downed tree on the power line.
  • 7:10 PM: Holt Lamplight area in Nikiski affecting 201 members. Powered restored 11/2/20, 9:34 AM. Cause was a downed tree on the power line.
  • 7:30 PM: Cabin Lake Drive area in Nikiski affecting 61 members. Powered restored 11/2/20, 2:23 AM. Cause was a downed tree on the power line.
  • 7:51 PM: Chevron Road and North Nikiski area affecting 1,213 members. Powered restored 11/2/20, 1:49 AM. Cause was a downed tree on the power line.
  • 9:54 PM: Holt Lamplight area of Nikiski affecting 94 members. Powered restored 11/2/20, 1:51 AM. Cause was a downed tree on the power line.
  • 10:40 PM: Arness Road area in Nikiski affecting 68 members. Powered restored 11/2/20, 3:42 AM. Cause was a downed tree on the power line.

 Monday, November 2, 2020 Outages:

  • 12:02 AM: Miller Loop area of Nikiski affecting 565 members. Powered restored 3:32 AM. Cause was a downed tree on the power line.
  • 1:19 AM: Evergreen Street area of Kenai affecting 217 members. Powered restored 3:50 AM. Cause was a downed tree on the power line.
  • 2:08 AM: Forest Lane area of Soldotna affecting 64 members. Powered restored 6:42 AM. Cause was a downed tree on the power line.
  • 10:13 AM: Area between Ninilchik and Clam Gulch affecting 175 members. Powered restored 11:01 AM. Cause was a downed tree on the power line.
  • 5:26 AM: Baun Drive area of Nikiski affecting 51 members. Powered restored 12:10 PM. Cause was a downed tree on the power line.
  • 10:10 PM: Bergsrud Blvd. area of Nikiski affecting 340 members. Powered restored 10:31 PM. Cause was a downed tree on the power line.

Remember to stay away from downed power lines, which may still be energized, and call HEA at 888-868-8243 or 911 to report it immediately.