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Newfoundland faces 'unacceptably high risk' of power outages in future

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Lack of generation capacity, equipment upkeep and training were factors as lights went out across Newfoundland last winter, says a new report flagging an "unacceptably high risk" of future blackouts. The interim report Thursday by Pennsylvania-based Liberty Consulting Group was prepared for the provincial Public Utilities Board as it investigates widespread system failures. Ro…

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