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Heavy Snowfall Causes Power Outages for Great Lakes Energy Members

More than 5,500 Great Lakes Energy (GLE) members were without power following a wave of heavy, wet snow that began yesterday. GLE line crews have been dispatched and are working to restore service to the remaining 3,000 members still affected.

Outages are reported across eleven counties throughout the Great Lakes Energy service territory. Areas most impacted by outages are Kent and Newaygo counties.

Great Lakes Energy members are reminded to stay away from downed power lines and to also stay clear of trees and limbs hanging on the lines. Current outage information by county is updated on the Great Lakes Energy website,, by visiting Storm Central.

Members are encouraged to enroll in outage notifications to keep informed throughout the restoration process. They can elect to receive updates by text or email by managing service notifications through their online account. Instructions for setting up outage notifications can be found here.

Great Lakes Energy members can report their power outage online, on the Great Lakes Energy app, or by calling 888-485-2537.



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