More than 37,000 customers LUMA Energy 10 substations in the Caguas region lost power this morning after they went out of service, the company responsible for the transmission and distribution system of the power system in Puerto Rico confirmed.
The outage occurred around 7:20 a.m. and service to the substations was restored by 9:36 a.m., the company said.
The media checked to see if the number of customers without service had been reduced, but the company’s web portal was not working despite repeated attempts.
New day Stay tuned for an interview with a LUMA Energy spokesperson to find out the reason for this regional blackout.
The most affected subscribers were those who lived in Curaçao and Caguas. Other cities without electricity, according to reports from users on social networks, are Anasco, Yabucoa, San Lorenzo, Carolina and Guanabo.
“We are reporting the failure of ten substations in the Caguas region. The LUMA team is working to restore service to all customers as soon as possible. As we have updated information, we will share it with you,” the federation tweeted.
The LUMA Energy portal showed 37,690 customers without power at 8:15 a.m., the majority in the Caguas region.
Failures occur in some days More than 41,000 customers lost power During a rain event associated with the passage of a tropical wave over the island.
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