Castries, September 4, 2019 – The island experienced a total electrical system shutdown at approximately 12:37 a.m. on Wednesday, September 4.
The power outage was caused by a major internal fault at the Cul De Sac power station. The fault tripped all of the generators, 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 2:25 a.m. and was completed at 3:20 a.m.
LUCELEC is continuing to investigate the cause of the problem and to take necessary corrective action.
LUCELEC apologises to its customers for this unplanned outage and for the inconvenience caused.