Offices across the public service were forced into early closure following a near territory-wide power outage on January 3.
Government had issued a bulletin around 2:30 in the afternoon advising that it closed all its offices.
Deputy General Manager, Henry Creque, at the BVI Electricity Corporation said the power outage happened because of a generator malfunction at the territory’s main power station in Pockwood Pond, Tortola.
“One of the generators shut down due to damage to what is called a controlled airline … With that shutdown, the others cascaded afterwards,” Creque said.
He told BVI News that power is now been fully restored to affected areas.
Thursday’s episode is the second major power outage to rock the territory within a month.
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