A number of subscribers to the electricity service alerted via social media that they were left without the service this afternoon.
An apparent blackout occurred in various cities in Puerto Rico around 4:20 p.m.
The official Twitter account of the Electric Power Authority (PREPA) has informed the public that work is underway to restore electricity service.
Download relay starts for Happened in downtown San Juan, technical personnel are working to restore electricity service as quickly as possible,” reads the message posted by PREPA on Twitter.
Meanwhile, LUMA Energy, which since June 1 has been responsible for PREPA transmission and distribution operations, reported on the same social network that “generation is restarting at AEE’s San Juan 5 and San Juan 6 units. Your electrical service may be interrupted” .
AEE reports: Load-by-event relay begins in central San Juan, and technical personnel are working to restore electrical service as soon as possible. CC7 pic.twitter.com/4N0Ajkf3tM
– Electric Power Authority (AEEONLINE) June 6, 2021
The generation is restarted on AEE’s San Juan 5 and San Juan 6 units. Your electrical service may be interrupted.
– LUMA Puerto Rico (lumaenergypr) June 6, 2021
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