Updated at 8:10 p.m. — The power outage in Tysons has been isolated to Tysons Corner Center, with Dominion Energy identifying a failed piece of equipment as the cause.
“Repairs are underway,” Dominion spokesperson Peggy Fox said at 7:44 p.m. “We’re hoping to have power back on within the hour.”
Tysons Galleria was able to restore electricity sooner.
Earlier: Both of Tysons’ primary malls have lost power.
Dominion Energy’s outage map indicates that the outages in Tysons are only affecting 17 customers, but two of those customers are Tysons Corner Center and Tysons Galleria, the utility company confirmed to FFXnow.
“Our crews are arriving to locate the problem and isolate the issue so we can switch back on as many people as possible,” Dominion Energy spokesperson Peggy Fox said.
According to a tipster, Tysons Corner Center lost power starting around 5:30 p.m.
As of 6:50 p.m., Dominion estimates that power will be restored between 8 and 11 p.m. for Tysons Galleria and between 9 p.m. and midnight for Tysons Corner Center.
Tysons Corner area— we believe outage is affecting both malls.
Our crews are on the scene locating the problem to isolate.
I will update ASAP.
We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.
— Peggy Fox (@PeggyDomEnergy) April 27, 2022
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.
Outage Alert in Tysons.
2006 customers out in Vienna-Tysons area.
We do not know cause yet. @DominionEnergy supervisor & crew on the way to investigate.
— Peggy Fox (@PeggyDomEnergy) April 17, 2022
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