Power Watch no longer in effect

Update – February 15, 6:00AM

The Power Watch for the Avalon Peninsula has been lifted

Update – February 14, 6:00AM

The Power Watch remains in effect for today.  There is no requirement for customer conservation at this time.  Please follow us at twitter.com/nlhydro and facebook.com/nlhydro for any updates.

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (Hydro) is advising customers that the combustion turbine at the Holyrood plant has been removed from service to investigate the cause of a trip this morning.

There is no customer impact expected at this point. However, customer demand is expected to be high during peak periods this evening and tomorrow. As well, there is currently a winter storm warning in place.

As a result, there is a Power Watch in effect for the Avalon Peninsula. This means the electricity system and the weather is being monitored closely. Hydro is preparing for severe weather and crews are ready to respond as needed.

Although a conservation request is not currently in effect, customers are being asked to be prepared to conserve in the event of a status change. If you’d like to know how you can make a difference through conservation, visit our website here.

You can find out more about our alert levels here.

This message is part of Hydro’s commitment to keeping customers informed on the status of the electricity system.