More than 253,000 homes and businesses in New Jersey are hoping to get their electricity back by the weekend or sooner.
Public Service Electric & Gas is reporting 77,800 outages.
About half were caused during the nor’easter that blanketed the state with heavy, wet snow.
Jersey Central Power & Light has 173,459 customers without service. Most are clustered in Monmouth, Ocean and Morris counties.
Orange & Rockland has reduced the number of customers without power to 1,529.
Atlantic City Electric has 291 outages, mainly in Atlantic County.