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By Edition On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
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Power failure affects large area of the island

WILLEMSTAD - A large part of the island has been without electricity for about one hour. It was that bad that even the downtown area the airport, which are often protected because of the economic impact, were confronted More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 30th, 2018
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Total black-out refinery due to short circuit BOO plant

WILLEMSTAD - The power outage at the Built Own and Operate (BOO) plant was caused by a short circuit. As a result, the oil refinery lost all electricity and steam which resulted in a total black. The disturbance More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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Everyone has electricity again

WILLEMSTAD - The problems with electricity this weekend were caused by an unstable network. This is according to the declarations of the utility company Aqualectra. Especially the western area of the island, Bándabou More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Rat causes major power outage

WILLEMSTAD - There was a major power outage on the island last night. According to the spokesperson for the utility company Aqualectra Sharo Bikker, it was caused by a rat that was stuck in one of the stations. More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Limited electricity situation continues until the end of January

WILLEMSTAD – The limited electricity situation will persist until late January. This was announced by the spokesperson of the utility company Aqualectra, Sharo Bikker. The CRU Central is not supplying enough electricity More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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Weekend of power outages

WILLEMSTAD – Several areas on the island had problems with the electricity supply during the weekend. There were power outages on both Saturday and Sunday. This was announced by the utility company Aqualectra More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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Problems at CRU: several areas without power

WILLEMSTAD - Different neighborhoods on the island were without power last night and the night before. The reason for the power outage was because the gas turbine at the CRU plant was not able to supply enough electricity. More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Several neighborhoods without power this week

WILLEMSTAD – Several neighborhoods on the island will be without power for a few hours this week. The reason for this power outage is because the utility company Aqualectra will perform maintenance work on its More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
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Power outage in some areas of the island due to capacity shortage

WILLEMSTAD – Yesterday at around 2pm there was an electricity capacity shortage at the utility company Aqualectra. The reason was the high demand during the day. A demand that is not normal during this time of More...

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By Edition On Saturday, September 24th, 2016
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Puerto Rico goes dark: Fire triggers power outage that affects 1.5 million

SAN JUAN – Almost a third of Puerto Rico’s population remained without electricity this morning after a fire at a power station yesterday caused a blackout. Nearly 1.5 million customers of the state-run electric More...