UPDATED Equipment Advisory – Hydro advises customers that Hardwoods Gas Turbine offline for maintenance

UPDATE October 9, 2015  – 

Repairs on the Hardwoods Gas Turbine, located in Paradise,  were completed earlier than anticipated and the unit is available for service.

Previous Release

October 6, 2015 – Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (Hydro) is advising customers that the Hardwoods Gas Turbine located in Paradise, is being taken offline to allow for repairs to a piece of equipment in the Hardwoods Terminal Station. The gas turbine will be returned to service on October 11.

All planned system outages are evaluated to eliminate or minimize potential customer impact.

Generation reserves on Hydro’s system are strong. There are no anticipated customer impacts related to this equipment outage and no customer action is required.

This advisory is part of Hydro’s commitment to keep customers informed on the status of the electricity system and significant system events.

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