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FACTBOX-4.6 mln still without power in US East due to Sandy

Nov 1 (Reuters) - More than 4.6 million homes and businesses along the U.S. East Coast remained without power on Thursday after Hurricane Sandy battered the region. Sandy made landfall in New Jersey on Monday night. Power companies have reported a peak of nearly 8.48 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 Current Percent Customers Customer Without Out In Outages Power Last

Report

FirstEnergy MD, NJ, PA, WV, 1,190,600 31% 1,409,400

OH

Con Ed NY, NJ, PA 843,600 26% 1,010,100 PSEG NJ 780,000 35% 900,000 LIPA NY 683,000 62% 845,400 Northeast CT, MA, NH 255,500 8% 402,500

Utilities

Exelon PA, MD 244,100 9% 427,600 PPL PA 197,000 14% 261,600 UIL Holdings CT 110,900 34% Iberdrola NY, ME 89,100 6% 114,700 Pepco DC, MD, DE, NJ 81,200 4% 129,200 AEP OH, WV, VA, TN, 77,000 2% 117,200

MI, IN, KY

National Grid NY, RI, MA, NH 35,200 1% 99,500 CH Holdings NY 17,100 6% 25,900 DTE MI 13,000 1% 35,000 Dominion VA, NC 4,700 0% 12,400

Total Out 4,622,000 Total Out 5,790,500

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(Reporting by Scott DiSavino; Editing by Dale Hudson)