Power Outage Advisory – Port Hope Simpson


Update 8:00AM – November 5, 2016

Crews installed new transformer and power is now restored to all customers in Port Hope Simpson. Thank you for your patience.


Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (Hydro) is advising our customers in Port Hope Simpson that a failed transformer is the cause of the power outage which has been ongoing since about 1:00 PM.

A spare transformer is now on the way from Cartwright. When the transformer arrives, crews will immediately begin work to install. Current estimation to complete work and fully restore power is 8:00AM tomorrow.

We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience. Crews will work as quickly and safely as possible.

For information on how to stay safe – https://www.nlhydro.com/safety/power-outage-safety/