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Problem at BL&P generation plant causes widespread outages

The Barbados Light and Power Ltd. (BL&P) is working to restore power across the island as soon as possible.

Communications Coordinator for Barbados Light and Power Ltd., Jennifer Blackman told Loop News that crews are out currently and it’s looking as though they will have power restored in the next 30 minutes. She was speaking to Loop just before midday today, Saturday, October 21, 2017.

The outage was not islandwide, but she clarified that there were pockets of outages all over the island and the impact was widespread.

Speaking to the cause of the interruption in service to customers, Blackman said they were experiencing some issues at the generation plant.

The BL&P have been giving updates via their Facebook page as well, and will continue to do so, Blackman added.

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