Noah Asimow
Rolling blackouts and temporary power outages experienced across the Island last weekend were caused by an undersea cable failure, according to Eversource.
Eversource
Electricity/power
Noah Asimow
Eversource has canceled a long-awaited battery energy storage project planned for Martha’s Vineyard, complicating a plan to achieve ambitious green energy goals on the Vineyard.
Eversource
Electricity/power
Climate change
Island Climate Action Network
Eversource is set to begin making repairs this week on the submarine cable to Martha’s Vineyard that failed last month.
Eversource

2022

Opposition to the use of herbicides around Eversource power lines continued at a meeting of the West Tisbury select board on Wednesday night, when the board determined to send a letter opposing the practice to the state.

The utility giant is positioned this fall to begin work on a project that will run two new 23-kilovolt power cables to Martha’s Vineyard, eliminating the need for diesel generators.

A brief power outage affected thousands of Eversource customers on the Vineyard Thursday morning before service was quickly restored.

2021

A 12-minute early morning power outage on the Vineyard was quickly resolved after the cause was located at a Falmouth substation, an Eversource spokesman said Thursday.
The Tisbury town administrator pressed his select board this week to take a tough stance against the ongoing practice by Eversource of spraying herbicides beneath power line rights of way.
Eversource is set to begin making repairs this week on the submarine cable to Martha’s Vineyard that failed last month.

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