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Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) has announced that at 10:25 a.m. Thursday morning, 6/30/2011, approximately 12,643 customers in various parts of the Big Island experienced a power interruption when a HELCO generator tripped off-line unexpectedly.  Other HELCO generating units in reserve were immediately started and service to all affected customers was restored by 10:37 a.m.  The exact cause of the HELCO’s generator trip is still being investigated at this time.

HELCO experiences power loss on Big Island Thursday (June 30)

Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) has announced that at 10:25 a.m. Thursday morning, 6/30/2011, approximately 12,643 customers in various parts of the Big Island experienced a power interruption when a HELCO generator tripped off-line unexpectedly. Other HELCO generating units in reserve were immediately started and service to all affected customers was restored by 10:37 a.m. […]

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