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Quimper: 20,000 Homes Without Power for 3 Minutes

Your TV jumped? Wednesday morning, around 10 am 40, 20 000 households were affected by a power cut, the courthouse, part of the city center and the Moulin Vert neighborhood. A rare incident. ERDF provides an explanation.

Wednesday morning, around 10.40 am, Quimper (Finistere) was hit by a general power cut. The latter lasted three minutes and touched 20,000 customers, including the courthouse, part of the city center and the Moulin Vert neighborhood. A rare incident.

Defect in a transformer station

According ERDF, this failure is related to a defect in the transformer station Penhars. This incident led to the outbreak of the security and thus stopping the électricté.  “We will look for the problem but there is no major anomaly, reassures responsible ERDF. It is a problem that is rare. “

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