Yesterday, September 10th, Saint Lucia experienced an island-wide power outage. Lucelec said that the outage was caused by a protection fault at the generating plant at Cal De Sac. This fault tripped all of the generators which resulted in a complete shutdown of the electricity system.
After troubleshooting this grave situation, power was restored by 8:02 pm. Lucelec continued to investigate the cause of the problem but unfortunately the island experienced a second island-wide power outage.
Lucelec released a statement following this second island wide power-outage.
The statement is as follows:No. 18 of 2021 - Statement on SECOND Island Wide Power Outage, September 10, 2021