CL&P was not prepared for an event of this size. The worst-case scenario in the company’s emergency response plan considered outages over 100,000 customers, or less than 10 percent of their total customer base. More than two-thirds of its customers lost power as a result of the October snowstorm.
The report released Friday
from Witt Associates
, the Washington, D.C., firm that investigated the response from Connecticut Light & Power to the pre-Halloween snowstorm. Much of the state lost power — as many as 10 days for some residents. (via hartfordcourant