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Equipment Advisory: Transmission line to be offline overnight for Upper Lake Melville upgrades

September 24th, 2019

Customers in Upper Lake Melville are advised that a main transmission line serving the area will be taken out of service from approximately 10:00 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26th to 6:00 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27th. There are no impacts to customers expected as a result of this planned line outage, as our gas turbine will provide backup generation during this time. The line must be taken offline in order for work to be carried out safely on a new transmission line under construction.

Hydro reminds customers that it is always advisable to be prepared for planned and unplanned outages. For outage information any time, please follow us on Facebook and Twitter, visit nlhydro.com/outages, or call our 24hr customer service line at 1-888-737-1296.



Media Contact:

Erin Squires
Manager of Communications, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro
709.737-1311 e. erinsquires@nlh.nl.ca