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Public Utilities Commission hearing regarding April 6 power shutoff

Over the weekend of April 6-7, the greater Boulder County community experienced an extended, planned power outage due to high winds. The decision to cut the power to about 55,000 customers was made by Xcel Energy to prevent potential wildfire hazards in the face of high winds.

An additional 100,000 customers lost power due to fallen power lines and other effects of the wind. Customers waited up to...


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