What are the major causes of Power Outages?

PCE has an Outage Management System that collects data on ever outage on our system.  According to the Reliability Reports from the Outage Management the major causes are:

     # 1 Cause    -    WEATHER

     # 2 Cause    -    Squirrels, birds/animals

     # 3 Cause    -     Unknown – could not find a visible reason

     # 4 Cause    -     Equipment Failure

     # 5 Cause    -     Trees

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1. How do I report an outage?
2. Where does Ponca City Energy (PCE) get its power?
3. My power went out, what do I do?
4. How do I report an outage?
5. What does my electric line look like?
6. What is a point-of-connection?
7. Where is my meter and what does it look like?
8. Why can’t Ponca City Energy tell when the power will be back on?
9. Who is responsible if I have trees growing in the power line to my electric meter?
10. I have an object or a tree limb hanging on my electric line, who I call?
11. A broken limb is on my power line what should I do?
12. What are the major causes of Power Outages?
13. How far should I plant my tree from the electric lines?
14. Why does the power company trim so much off my trees near the main power lines?