What do you say to describe the resuming of electricity after the electricity is off?

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sympathy

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What do you say to describe the resuming of electricity after the electricity is off?
Can I use "the electricity resumes"
 

riverkid

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What do you say to describe the resuming of electricity after the electricity is off?
Can I use "the electricity resumes"

the power goes out --> the power comes back on

We don't use "the electricity resumes", S.
 

Barb_D

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For sure "The power's back on" is what I would say.

If I had to write it more formally, I might go with "Electrical service (or power) has been restored."
 
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