Penelec's Jan. 7 Power Outage was to Replace Incorrect Part
January 12, 2023
A second planned electric power outage in the Cove on Saturday, Jan. 7, was necessary due to a piece of hardware being placed incorrectly during the work done during the planned power outage on Dec. 28, 2022.
The notice of the Jan. 7 outage was unexpected and notifications went out too late for the Herald to publish a notice in the Jan. 5 edition.
Todd Meyers, a senior communications representative with Penelec’s parent company First Energy Corp., said, “an inspector went out to check the job on the pole located at South Market Street and State Street in Martinsburg that was replaced...