Based on our records over the past three years, the municipalities of Sainte-Mélanie and Saint-Paul had the greatest number of outages in the MRC of Joliette. From 2013 to 2015, there were an average of 3.6 outages per year in Sainte-Mélanie and 2.6 in Saint-Paul.
Nearly 40% of power outages are caused by branches falling on power lines. Each year, we invest close to $60M to clear our lines. This work is done at regular intervals, every three to six years.