Update – Equipment Advisory: Holyrood Generating Units

March 27th, 2018

Update – Unit #1 at the Holyrood plant was returned to service at 3:30 AM on March 27th. Unit #3 remains offline but available if required.

Previous Advisory:

March 26th – Hydro is advising that two generating units at the Holyrood thermal plant are currently offline.

Unit #3 was taken offline on March 24th as it was not required to meet customer load. The unit is available if required.

Unit #1 at the plant tripped this evening and remains offline. An investigation to determine required repairs is underway.

There is no anticipated customer impact as a result of these units being offline. We will provide further updates if the situation changes.

This advisory is part of Hydro’s commitment to keep customers informed about our electricity system.


Media Contact:

Jill Pitcher
Senior Communications Advisor, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro
t. 709.737.1219 / c. 709.689.9938 e.