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Historic Storm Response

Every storm has been, and still remains, the most important learning tool for making the restoration effort more effective. CL&P's goal has always been to get the power back on as quickly and as safely as possible.

Top Outages
Event Peak Outages Date Days to Substantially Complete Restoration 
October Snowstorm 803,00010/29/1111
Storm Irene671,00008/28/119
Hurricane Gloria506,15009/27/8510
Superstorm Sandy497,00010/29/126
Hurricane Bob275,00008/19/914
Snowstorm209,65811/19/863
Thunderstorm209,04506/08/114
Thunderstorm201,65107/23/913
Windstorm168,54403/13/107

CL&P continually treats each storm as a serious matter. This means always being prepared and always improving our efforts. To learn more ways you could prepare for the next big storm, read our emergency preparedness tips.