The Barbados Light and Power Company Limited apologised about the power outage which is affecting a large cross section of Barbados in the following press release.
Light & Power wishes to inform the public that there is a power outage affecting a large number of customers. Company personnel are working to determine the cause so that restoration work can begin as soon as possible.
Customers trying to call the Company may find the telephone lines busy. We apologise for this but be assured that we will provide updates on the current situation via facebook and through the media.
We are working to restore power as soon as possible and as safely as possible
The company later noted that they had "restored power to parts of the City which means that our Parliament Buildings have electricity."