MEC Unit Tripped Offline, GPA Announces Forced Outages

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Guam –  MEC Unit No. 9 Tripped offline at 2:21 p.m. This according to GPA spokesman Art Perez. Here’s the release:

“Forced (unscheduled) power outage affecting parts of following areas:

Santa Rita
Barrigada
Tamuning
Pagat, Mangilao
Yigo
Macheche
Harmon
Agana

MEC (Marianas Energy Corporation) Unit No.: 9 tripped offline at 1421hrs today.

Circuits are expected to return to service within one hour per GPA Trouble Dispatch.”

 

UPDATE: As of 3:15 p.m., Areas wihtout power are being restored as MEC 9 is currently back online.