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6,300 Kona customers lose power after Puna Geothermal Venture trips offline


Puna Geothermal Venture. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

At 11:05 a.m. today, approximately 6,300 HELCO customers experienced a 2 minute power outage when Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) tripped off line. Additional HELCO generation was started and service to all customers was restored by 11:07 a.m. The cause of the interruption is still under investigation. Customers in the Huehue and Kuakini areas of Kona were affected.

HELCO apologizes for any disruption this may have caused and sincerely thanks our customers for your cooperation and understanding. Mahalo.

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