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26 May, 2021

How many were affected by state wide power outages

RECENT outages across Queensland, including some in Mackay/Whitsundays were caused by a fire at the Callide Power Station.

Across the Ergon Network in regional Queensland, more than 90,000 customers lost power after the fire at Callide Power Station.

The team from Ergon’s network control centre in Townsville did a fantastic job, in conjunction with Powerlink, to get the power back on to northern customers in under an hour.

Show below is northern region breakdown of Ergon Energy customers impacted by yesterday’s outage.

Far North around 31,000
North Queensland around 6700
Mackay/Whitsundays around 8000

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