Tag: power outage

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 a [...]

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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 8:2 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 b [...]

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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 po [...]

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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 [...]

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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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Pole fire cuts power to customers in George Town

Pole fire cuts power to customers in George Town

| 05/05/2016 | 23 Comments
(CNS): A number of customers in and around the capital were without power Thursday afternoon following a CUC pole fire. Officials said the fire happened on South Sound Road and was impacting customers in that area as well as Smith Road, Hospital Road and the Windsor Park area of George Town. CUC C [...]

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CUC investigating repeated short outages

CUC investigating repeated short outages

| 08/04/2016 | 5 Comments
(CNS): A number of short but relatively frequent power outages over the last week or so in various neighborhoods on Grand Cayman are under investigation by CUC. The island has experienced a number of long, widespread power outages during the first quarter of the year and Grand Cayman’s power p [...]

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CUC says oil leak led to outage

CUC says oil leak led to outage

| 01/04/2016 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Offering further explanation for the power outage Tuesday, CUC have said that interruption to service followed an emergency stop of one of their larger generating units by staff for a oil leak. “The sudden loss in generation caused the load-shedding of four feeders serving the various a [...]

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Power outages continue due to pole damage

Power outages continue due to pole damage

| 26/02/2016 | 3 Comments
(CNS): More CUC customers are currently without electricity in George Town after another problem with a power pole in the industrial area, following the morning’s outage, which lasted more than two hours. Just before 2pm Friday, the power was cut again on Red Gate Road, Dorcy Drive, McClendon Dri [...]

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