LUCELEC restores power after fault triggers total shutdown
Created : 21 January 2020
The island experienced a total electrical system shutdown at approximately 7.55 am on Tuesday, January 21.
The power outage was caused by a major internal fault at the Cul De Sac power station. The fault triggered the protection systems at the power station, resulting in a total system shutdown.
After the faulted zone was isolated, appropriate checks and inspections commenced, and the process of restoring the system was initiated. Power restoration started around 9:05 a.m. and was completed at 10:13 a.m.
LUCELEC is investigating the root cause of the problem.
LUCELEC apologises to its customers for this unplanned outage and for the inconvenience caused
Get the latest local and international news straight to your mobile phone for free: