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U.S. East Coast Power Outages from Hurricane Sandy Top 7.4 Million

More than 7.4 million homes and businesses along the U.S. East Coast were still without power as the remnants of Hurricane Sandy continued to batter the region.

Oct 30 More than 7.4 million homes and businesses along the U.S. East Coast were still without power as the remnants of Hurricane Sandy continued to batter the region. Sandy hit the East Coast on Oct. 29. The following power holding companies have utility units that reported outages on Monday. Company States Total Customers Outages Percent FirstEnergy MD, NJ, PA, WV, OH 42% 3,899,000 1,634,100 PSEG NJ 55% 2,200,000 1,200,000 LIPA NY 84% 1,100,000 924,800 Con Ed NY, NJ, PA 27% 3,301,800 898,100 Northeast CT, MA, NH 23% Utilities 3,032,000 694,200 Exelon PA, MD 16% 2,838,700 443,500 PPL PA 29% 1,400,000 405,800 National Grid NY, RI, MA, NH 11% 3,305,400 357,700 Pepco DC, MD, DE, NJ 15% 1,818,000 281,700 Iberdrola NY, ME 15% 1,478,500 224,500 AEP OH, WV, VA, TN, MI, IN, KY 5% 3,219,000 163,700 Dominion VA, NC 5% 2,400,000 111,700 DTE MI 3% 2,100,000 70,000 CMS MI 0% 1,800,000 7,300 Duke NC, SC, OH, KY, IN 0% 3,915,000 5,000 NiSource IN 1% 457,000 4,700 Total Out 7,426,800 ** EIKON USERS: To see a live map of the forecast hurricane track - including the option to view all refineries, nuclear power plants and vessels in its path - please type the word "Hurricane" in a search window and select "Hurricane Tracker" from the options. **

(Reporting By Scott DiSavino)

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