POWER SUPPLIER OUTAGE AFFECTS MEMBERS IN MEC’s EASTERN TERRITORY

Published by The Bee News

April 27, 2023

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BULLHEAD CITY, AZ – On Wednesday, April 26, at 7:19 p.m. a transmission power supplier to Mohave Electric experienced a 30-minute outage when their electric breaker opened. The outage affected 483 Mohave Electric Cooperative members in Peach Springs, Hualapai and Supai areas and Grand Canyon Caverns. Once the power supplier closed their breaker, power was restored to all members at 7:47 p.m.  The cause of the breaker operation is under investigation by the power supplier.

Outage restoration is important to Mohave Electric Cooperative and every effort is made to restore power as quickly and safely as possible. Please remember, there are many ways to report an outage. You can call our toll-free line at 1-844-632-2667, text “outage” to 55050 from a number linked to your MEC account or use our SmartHub® application on your mobile device to report the outage. You can also track outages on our website at: https://www.mohaveelectric.com/outage-center/

Founded in 1946, Mohave Electric Cooperative is a not-for-profit utility providing reliable, cost-effective power to 36,700 members, 43,500 meters, with more than 1,555 miles of line spanning areas from Bullhead City to Topock on the west, Hualapai to Burro Creek to the south, and Nelson to the east.

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