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Widespread power outages reported

At least 16,000 homes and businesses in George Town were without power on Saturday afternoon.

Power restored to customers after East End pole fire

Electricity has been restored to most of the customers impacted by this morning's power outage in East End, the Caribbean Utilities Company reported.

Widespead power outage caused by generator problems

Technical issues with one of Caribbean Utilities Company's larger generators led to power outages across various districts in Grand Cayman this afternoon.

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Generator faults lead to power outages for 25,000 customers

Faults in the control systems of three major generating units at the Caribbean Utilities Company's North Sound plant led to Sunday's widespread power outage, CUC stated Monday.

CUC outage planned for West Bay

CUC is advising customers on Fountain Road in West Bay that they will experience interruptions to their electrical service on Friday, 20 Sept. between 9am and 4pm.

CUC outage announced for Bimini Drive

CUC has issued an advisory that customers on Bimini Drive off Shamrock Road in the Grand Harbour area should expect interruptions to their electrical service on Sunday, 4 Aug., between 7am and 1pm.

CUC gives update on Bodden Town power outages

Upgrade work on the Bodden Town substation is “near completion”, according to the Caribbean Utilities Company.

Planned power outages Wednesday in Crystal Harbour

People in the Crystal Harbour area should expect short interruptions (of no more than 5 minutes) to their electrical service on Wednesday between 10-11am, according to a Caribbean Utilities Company statement.

Power outages tied to upgrades

The Caribbean Utilities Company says recent power outages east of Prospect are happening because the company is working on putting a better system in place.

George Town power outage scheduled; Randyke Gardens, Halifax Road affected

CUC is advising its customers in the Randyke Gardens area and on Halifax Road off the Linford Pierson Highway in George Town that they will experience interruptions to their electrical service on Thursday and Friday.

Hour-long power outage hits 14,000 customers

More than 14,000 CUC customers lost power Wednesday night when an “equipment failure” blacked out portions of West Bay, George Town, Prospect and Savannah for nearly an hour.

Power outage Sunday on North Sound Road

The Caribbean Utilities Company is planning a scheduled outage for customers on North Sound Road in George Town on Sunday, May 5.
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North Sound Road to have power outage

The Caribbean Utilities Company is advising its customers in North Sound Road, George Town, that they will experience interruptions to their service from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 14.

Planned power interruption for Randyke Gardens Friday

The Caribbean Utilities Company has planned a scheduled power interruption for the Randyke Gardens area, off the Linford Pierson Highway, in George Town that will take place Friday.

CUC schedules West Bay power outage

Some Caribbean Utilities Company customers in West Bay will experience power outages between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Wednesday, according to the company.

West Bay power outage scheduled

Caribbean Utilities Company is advising its West Bay customers that they will experience some interruptions to their electrical service on Tuesday, Dec. 4.

CUC plans West Bay service interruption

The CUC advised customers Thursday that there will be a planned service interruption Tuesday morning in the Birch Tree Hill, Mount Pleasant, Barkers, Batabano and The Shores areas in West Bay.

CUC scheduling power outages in West Bay

The Caribbean Utilities Company is advising its customers in the Mount Pleasant area of West Bay that they will experience interruptions to their service on Monday, Oct. 15 between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Transformer fuse blows in George Town

Three buildings in downtown George Town lost power Wednesday morning after fuses in a transformer blew.

Visitor causes Brac-wide power outage

An American visitor who hit a utility pole with his car and caused an islandwide power outage on Cayman Brac over the weekend appeared in Summary Court Wednesday, when he pleaded guilty to six charges arising from the incident.
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Power outage planned at Galleria Plaza

Caribbean Utilities Company is advising commercial customers in the Galleria Plaza on West Bay Road that they will experience interruptions to their electrical service early next week.

Electrical outage planned Friday in West Bay

The Caribbean Utilities Company has advised customers in the Mount Pleasant and The Shores areas of West Bay that they will experience a service interruption on Friday. The planned interruption will start around 9 a.m. and continue until 2:30 p.m.

EDITORIAL – Thanks to CUC: Cayman’s other ‘first responder’

Cayman’s energy infrastructure is generally reliable, but accidents do happen. Whenever the power goes out – morning or night, holiday, weekend or workday – residents can trust that CUC is ready to respond.

Car takes down wall, two power poles

A woman was injured after the car she was driving smashed through a garden wall and brought down two power poles on North West Point Road on Monday afternoon.

Power outages affect Grand Cayman districts

Power outages affected wide swaths of Grand Cayman on Wednesday night from around 7:15 p.m., including areas in George Town, Bodden Town, West Bay and Prospect.

CUC explains power outage

Equipment failure during scheduled maintenance and upgrade work on a transmission loop led to power outages in a number of districts on Grand Cayman Friday, the Caribbean Utilities Company said.

Power outages reported

Caribbean Utility Company customers in Frank Sound, Bodden Town and South Sound found themselves without electrical power on Wednesday morning.

Dump truck causes brief power outage

A driving mishap caused a power outage in Seven Mile Beach and Camana Bay on Monday night, according to the Caribbean Utilities Company.

CUC explains last week’s three-hour power outage

Six days after a power outage left a quarter of Caribbean Utilities Company’s customers without electricity and left the international film festival CayFilm in the dark, CUC sent out a statement explaining the three-hour service disruption.

Circuit problems lead to CUC outages in BT

Problems with Caribbean Utility Company’s two new $85 million diesel generators are responsible for at least seven power outages in the Northward area since mid-April.

Pole fire caused power outage in West Bay

A fire on a Caribbean Utilities Company pole cut power to about 1,700 customers in West Bay on Wednesday night.

CUC says outages possible Tuesday

As part of testing of new generators, Caribbean Utilities Company customers could see short power outages Tuesday afternoon, according to a CUC spokesman.

Power outage cause unknown

A power outage affected Caribbean Utilities Company customers across Grand Cayman Tuesday evening.

Power outage affects 3 areas

Some electricity customers in West Bay, Bodden Town and George Town lost power for more than an hour Tuesday morning, Caribbean Utilities Company reported.

Suspected DUI crash knocks out power

A predawn car crash Saturday was blamed for knocking out power to a large area of West Bay for several hours.

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