Four-hour power outage to affect Savannah on Sunday

April 30– Tennessee Valley Electric Cooperative has scheduled a power outage for portions of Savannah on Sunday, May 4, for maintenance of power lines.

Jerry Taylor, TVEC general manager,  says switching and reconductoring of smaller copper wire to larger aluminum wire requires power be turned off.

“Copper is an excellent conductor but over time it becomes brittle and needs to be replaced,” Taylor said.

Power outages will begin at 1 a.m. lasting until 5 a.m. and affect the following areas:

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