Germany Hit by Power Outages in Various Regions – Dresden Blackout Caused by Metal-Coated Balloon

Name: Germany.
Event: Power Outages in Various Regions.
Date: 9.14.2021.
Location: Germany, Earth.
News Link: various links - 9.14.2021.


German police investigate mass blackout in Dresden
German police on Tuesday joined an investigation into a mysterious power outage in the eastern city of Dresden a day earlier.
The blackout hit about 300,000 households in Dresden and the surrounding area on Monday afternoon.
According to city officials, it was likely caused when a metal-coated balloon came into contact with the relay station.
Accident or deliberate attack?
The police were investigating whether the balloon reached the relay station accidentally or was being deliberately controlled.

Translated from German to English via Google translation.
Source: dw.com - 9.14.2021.


Power failure in the east of Bremen - 2 people injured
An accident at a substation on Tuesday afternoon caused a power outage in parts of the Vahr and Oberneuland as well as in Osterholz. The electricity supplier SWB estimates that around 10,000 households were affected.

Translated from German to English via Google translation.
Source: butenunbinnen.de - 9.14.2021.


Eight minutes without electricity: that's behind the power outage in the Rosenheim urban area
Faulty traffic lights, stuck elevators and minor traffic jams: a technical defect caused a widespread power failure in Rosenheim on September 14 at around 1 p.m.

Translated from German to English via Google translation.
Source: wasserburg24.de - 9.14.2021.


Large-scale power failure in Wiesbaden
Wiesbaden had been affected by disruptions in the power grid since Tuesday morning. Around 20,000 residents were temporarily without electricity. The search for causes is ongoing.
At 11.10 a.m. ESWE, Wiesbaden's electricity supplier, received the first fault report. More and more followed - especially in the north-east part of the city the power went out over a large area. "50 stations were canceled," said an ESWE spokesman on hr request. Around 20,000 residents of the state capital were therefore temporarily without electricity.

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Source: hessenschau.de - 9.14.2021.


Power failure in thousands of households in and around Neubrandenburg
LAKE DISTRICT
In a larger area in the Mecklenburg Lake District, the power went out in thousands of households on Tuesday evening. According to initial information from network operator Edis, the fault was reported around 6 p.m.

Translated from German to English via Google translation.
Source: nordkurier.de - 9.14.2021.


Power failure in Bielefeld - municipal utilities report major disruption
Bielefeld. In Milse, Altenhagen and Brake around 1,250 households were without electricity for just under an hour on Tuesday afternoon. Residents on Schelpmilser Weg and Herford Strasse were particularly affected.

Translated from German to English via Google translation.
Source: nw.de - 9.14.2021.

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