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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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Savannah and GT suffer early power failure

Savannah and GT suffer early power failure

| 12/01/2018 | 42 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Many people from the eastern side of George Town, Prospect, Savannah, Bodden Town and as far east as Frank Sound woke up to a power outage Friday morning. CUC has now confirmed that the power outage impacted customers from South Sound to East End. The power cut happened at 7:20am and officials said […]

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2½ hour power cut hit 25% of CUC customers

2½ hour power cut hit 25% of CUC customers

| 06/07/2017 | 19 Comments

(CNS): An outage in the power supply to all of West Bay and parts of the Seven Mile Beach area on Friday evening left a quarter of CUC’s customers without any electricity for more than two and a half hours. A spokesperson for the company said Thursday that last week’s outage was caused by “a […]

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Power outage from George Town to Frank Sound

Power outage from George Town to Frank Sound

| 27/04/2017 | 10 Comments

(CNS): CUC customers from George Town to the eastern districts were without power Thursday morning, as Grand Cayman’s electricity provider is experiencing a technical outage, though the company has not indicated what the problem is. In a short notice, CUC said crews were working to restore power as quickly and as safely as possible.

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CUC calls in experts over BT power cuts

CUC calls in experts over BT power cuts

| 08/07/2016 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Grand Cayman’s power providers has called in experts in order to help address technical problems with its Bodden Town circuit. CUC told CNS that the BT15 circuit that feeds the Northward and Lower Valley areas has sustained seven full circuit outages this year and five of them were in June and one in July. […]

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Pole fire causes WB power cut through night

Pole fire causes WB power cut through night

| 16/06/2016 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Around 1,700 CUC customers in West Bay were without power for varying periods Wednesday night in the second major outage in the last five days. The supply was cut at 7:24pm due to a pole fire in West Church Street but it was not until after midnight Thursday that customers close to the fire […]

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