Press Releases

Special hurricane donation welcome news for food banks

More food will be heading to food banks across the province to help support Nova Scotians who are experiencing food insecurity in the aftermath of hurricane Dorian, thanks to a $50,000 donation to Feed Nova Scotia from Nova Scotia Power and parent company Emera.

Update on Hurricane Dorian

As of this morning, Nova Scotia Power crews have restored service to approximately 85% of the more than 400,000 customers who lost power due to Hurricane Dorian.

Update on Hurricane Dorian

Our teams continue to assess damage as we work in communities throughout the province. As a result, Nova Scotia Power is updating estimated times of restoration (ETRs) for customers.

Nova Scotia Power update on Hurricane Dorian

Across Nova Scotia, the damage caused by Hurricane Dorian has been severe. Nova Scotia Power crews have been assessing the extent of the damage and are now working to restore power all across the province.

Nova Scotia Power update on Hurricane Dorian

As Hurricane Dorian creeps across Nova Scotia, it is causing significant impacts to the electrical system. Crews continue to stand down for safety, so outage causes have not been field-validated, however, photos and videos shot by customers show high winds felling trees and branches into lines.