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FACTBOX-7.3 million still without power in US East due Sandy

Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 7:53 PM ET

Oct 30 (Reuters) - More than 7.3 million homes and businesses along the U.S. East Coast were still without power Tuesday afternoon as the remnants of Hurricane Sandy continued to move across western Pennsylvania. Sandy made landfall in New Jersey Monday night. Power companies have reported a peak of 8.2 million customers without power, according to a U.S. Department of Energy report.

The following power holding companies have utility units that reported outages.

Company States Total Customers Outages Percent FirstEnergy MD, NJ, PA, WV, OH 40% 3,899,000 1,576,200 PSEG NJ 64% 2,200,000 1,400,000 Con Ed NY, NJ, PA 31% 3,301,800 1,007,700 LIPA NY 85% 1,100,000 939,900 Northeast CT, MA, NH 20% Utilities 3,032,000 613,900 Exelon PA, MD 14% 2,838,700 387,300 PPL PA 26% 1,400,000 362,600 National Grid NY, RI, MA, NH 9% 3,305,400 290,900 Pepco DC, MD, DE, NJ 13% 1,818,000 238,100 AEP OH, WV, VA, TN, MI, IN, KY 6% 3,219,000 186,300 Iberdrola NY, ME 12% 1,478,500 184,400 DTE MI 4% 2,100,000 80,000 Dominion VA, NC 3% 2,400,000 67,100

Total Out 7,334,400

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(Reporting By Scott DiSavino)