Tag: power outage

Power widely restored as CUC works round the clock

Power widely restored as CUC works round the clock

| 23/08/2021 | 3 Comments

(CNS): CUC crews continued to work through the weekend to complete storm damage repairs to power lines across Grand Cayman in the wake of Tropical Storm Grace last week. The storm took a toll on the power company’s network, but just a few customers now remain to be reconnected. By Sunday afternoon, most people in […]

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600 homes still waiting for power

600 homes still waiting for power

| 20/08/2021 | 18 Comments

(CNS): CUC has now reconnected all but 600 homes in the islandwide effort to restore power to everyone in the wake of Hurricane Grace. At 4:15pm on Friday, officials confirmed that 600 of their more than 31,000 customers had still not yet been reconnected as a result of fallen trees on poles and other damage.

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Over 1,100 customers still without power

Over 1,100 customers still without power

| 20/08/2021 | 25 Comments

(CNS): CUC was still battling around thirty separate isolated outages all over Grand Cayman Friday morning, particularly in East End, one of the most impacted communities from Tropical Storm Grace, where nearly all customers are still without power. On Thursday night the government reopened the William Allen McLaughlin Civic Centre in the district to help […]

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Brac smash cuts power island-wide

Brac smash cuts power island-wide

| 29/10/2020 | 18 Comments

(CNS): A driver on Cayman Brac is recovering from serious injuries at Faith Hospital after an early morning collision with a light pole on Thursday. Police said they are now investigating the single-vehicle crash, which happened at about 12:15am near to Tibbetts Turn and Watering Place, when a white Honda CRV brought down power lines […]

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Power outage affects 16,054 customers

Power outage affects 16,054 customers

| 19/08/2020 | 14 Comments

(CNS): More than 16,000, around half of CUC’s customers across Grand Cayman, were without electricity during the middle of the day Wednesday for a brief period. The power outage began at 1:37pm but was restored to customers by 2:15pm, the company said in a release. The outage was caused when when one of the company’s […]

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25,000 customers hit by CUC power cut

25,000 customers hit by CUC power cut

| 13/01/2020 | 31 Comments

(CNS): A widespread power outage across Grand Cayman on Sunday afternoon impacted the majority of CUC customers for as long as two and a half hours in some areas. CUC officials confirmed that over 25,000 customers from West Bay to East End experienced interruptions to their electricity supply from around 4:50pm until around 7:30pm. While […]

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Over 10,000 affected by morning power cut

Over 10,000 affected by morning power cut

| 27/11/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Around 10,000 CUC customers across George Town, West Bay and Savannah were without electricity Wednesday morning for as much as an hour. Officials from the power company said it was caused by three units being tripped, as they offered apologies to those who were impacted by the technical fault.

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CUC blames substation upgrades for power cuts

CUC blames substation upgrades for power cuts

| 28/05/2019 | 23 Comments

(CNS): An increase in the amount and length of power cuts and number of customers affected recently is due to upgrades CUC has been undertaking at various substations on Grand Cayman, according to the power company. With the exception of North Side, customers east of Prospect have experienced above normal levels of outages over the […]

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Thousands lose power in CUC’s latest equipment failure

Thousands lose power in CUC’s latest equipment failure

| 12/11/2018 | 47 Comments

(CNS): CUC maintenance crews were hard at work Sunday after an as yet undisclosed technical problem cut electricity to as many as 14,000 customers. According to a post on the company’s Facebook page, customers in West Bay, George Town, Bodden Town and North Side were affected but the monopoly power provider has not yet explained […]

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Power black-out hit 13,000 CUC customers

Power black-out hit 13,000 CUC customers

| 05/04/2018 | 35 Comments

(CNS): A power outage that impacted large parts of West Bay, Bodden Town, Prospect and George Town on Tuesday evening, from around 7pm, just as families were preparing dinner, was caused by “generating unit safety systems tripping a number of generating units in response to an operational anomaly”, CUC said in a release explaining the black-out that impacted […]

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Equipment failure behind major power cut

Equipment failure behind major power cut

| 16/01/2018 | 33 Comments

(CNS): The power outage on Friday morning, which impacted 14,337 CUC customers from South Sound to East End, was caused by equipment failure, Grand Cayman’s electricity provider said Tuesday. Apologizing for the cut in supply that affected more than half their customers between 7:20am and 8:27am, CUC said in a release that the interruptions to service happened […]

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