Public Advisory – Notice for customers on Avalon Peninsula (UPDATED)


The Holyrood Combustion Turbine is now back online after a minor issue was able to be quickly resolved.  As stated below, Hydro has sufficient power to meet customer demands.  We will continue to keep customers updated on any significant system events.


7:30PM – As part of our commitment to keep customers informed on the status of the electricity system, Hydro is reminding customers that all units at the Holyrood Thermal Generating Plant are offline for annual maintenance.  As well, the Holyrood combustion turbine is currently offline. Hydro assures customers that it has sufficient power to meet customer demand.

In the unlikely event of severe weather or lightning which could potentially impact transmission lines into the Avalon, some customers on the Avalon Peninsula could experience power disruptions. Hydro will communicate with customers if such a scenario arises.

View previous advisory regarding the Holyrood Plant outage here:

It is always a good idea to be prepared and know what to do in the event of power outages.

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