Bank holiday power cut affects thousands
PEOPLE across Comet Country were plunged into darkness last night (Monday) after a fault on the electric grid.
The power cut took place at 10.27pm and electricity was gradually restored by 11.51pm.
Letchworth GC and Baldock were among the areas affected.
A spokesperson for EDF Energy Networks, the region’s power supplier, said: “EDF Energy Networks would like to apologise to several thousand customers in the Stevenage area who lost power supplies at 10.27pm on Monday night (30 August) after a fault at a major substation.
“Our engineers worked as quickly and as safely as possible to restore supplies.
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“The first customers had power again within 15 minutes with all supplies back on, in stages, by 11.51pm.
“We have fixed it now and everyone should be back on.”
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