Area wide outage on September 14

September 14, 2018 – Homer Electric Association, Inc. (HEA) experienced an area wide outage on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 2:03 PM that affected approximately 3,361 members. Power was restored to all members at 2:16 PM.

The cause of the outage was the result of a Railbelt generator tripping offline causing a frequency excursion that created a load shed event on the HEA system.