APUA says it is investigating what caused an electricity blackout in several parts of the island last night.
Just before 11 p.m. on Sunday, APUA country experienced an unplanned electricity outage.
Public Relations Coordinator Sharifa Georges says early investigations show a trip in four substations in primary locations across the island.
“Last night at about 10:52 pm four of our substations tripped, so they were taken offline, and those substations include the Friars Hill, Belmont, Five Islands, and Swetes substations.”
According to Georges, a team was mobilised and dispatched to the affected areas which led to the restoration of electricity just after 2 a.m. on Monday morning.
“Immediately, a crew was mobilised to do a full sweep of the network that was affected including the feeders and 59 lines, once that was concluded at around 2 am. All those substations were re-energised and persons in those affected areas received power once again.”
Before the end of the day, according to the Public Relations Coordinator, a full report will be made available for the general public.
Meanwhile, the power has been restored to the entire island while measures are being taken to ensure there is not another blackout anytime soon.
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