Intermittent blackouts yesterday

Sections of the city were without power yesterday after there was a trip in the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) system, while engineers were conducting maintenance works in the city.

When contacted yesterday evening, GPL Public Relations Officer Shevionne Sears-Murray, told Sunday Stabroek that South and North Georgetown, along with East La Penitence were the affected areas. She further stated that she was in contact with the technical team and that power would have been restored in 15 minutes. It was but it subsequently went off again just after 7 pm and was restored at 8.30 pm.


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