Power restored in NCD and Central

October 15, 2020 - 195 views

Power is restored in NCD and Central province after an outage lasted several hours.

At 1:08pm today, the two provinces experienced a total power outage.

Shortly after, PNG Power Limited informed residents that the outage was due to external factor.

The power body said strong windy condition caused insulators and one span high voltage conductor to break off and fall on the ground.

The affected span of conductor is on the transmission line connecting Boroko and Konedobu substations.

The faulty area is located at Hohola- Burns Peak area.    

In a notice issued on the company’s Facebook page, it was sorry for the inconvenience caused during the outage and was working to restore power supply.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 


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