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UPDATED: Equipment failure caused power outage in Tysons

Map of Tysons power outage on April 17, 2022 (via Dominion Energy)

Updated at 9:40 a.m. on 4/18/2022 — Power was restored in Tysons overnight. Dominion Energy says yesterday’s outage was caused by a piece of failed equipment.

Earlier: About 2,000 people are currently without power in Tysons.

The cause of the outage is under investigation, as a crew assesses the extent of the damage, according to Dominion Energy.

Per its outage map, the utility company estimates that power will be restored between 8 and 11 p.m. today (Sunday), though spokesperson Peggy Fox says some customers have already gotten power back, thanks to switching and isolation of the issue.

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