Central Division affected by power outage

January 19, 2024 2:25 pm

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Hundreds of homes in Central Division are without electricity due to a fault.

The Energy Fiji Limited says the continuous rain, thunder, and lightning has caused a major unplanned power outage on the 132,000 volt transmission line.

It says the transmission line transports power supply from the Wailoa Power Station to the Cunningham Road Zone Substation, resulting in an unplanned outage at 1:59 pm.

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The teams have been able to restore supply on the 132,000-volt transmission line, which supplies all the way to the Cunningham Road Zone Substation, and power supply to the affected areas is being gradually and systematically restored.

EFL has urged affected customers to stay updated through their official communication channels for any further developments and restoration updates.

Residents and businesses in the affected areas are advised to take necessary precautions and be patient as EFL’s team works towards restoring normalcy to the power supply.

EFL remains dedicated to ensuring the reliability and efficiency of power services for the community.