Power outage reported in Midland County

Power outage reported in Midland County
(Source: MGNOnline.com)

MIDLAND COUNTY, TX (KWES) - Over 300 customers are without power in Midland County.

According to Paul Schulze, Vice President for Public Affairs with Sharyland Utilities, approximately 300 customers have been affected by a planned power outage.

Sharyland officials said in a press release, power should be restored to all affected customers by 1:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Schulze said prior notice was provided by phone to all affected customers at 48 hours and at 24 hours before the outage began.

Officials said the outage was required to provide a system upgrade at their South Midland substation in order to better handle increasing loads in the area.

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