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    I'm surprised no one has mentioned the electricity problems that started last night, affecting most of the country. Our electric was due back on at 6 pm, nothing. At 9 it came on, but just a trickle, not enough for the inverters to register it. Woke up this morning and the big inverter's batteries are dead, which means no power to the refrigerator or chest freezer. House inverter batteries are hanging in there. 

    For us this meant cancelling a weekend visit to friends in Mao, as we have to be here to run the generator every few hours to save the food in fridge and freezers. 



    PS. According to news, 10 plantas went down all at once

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    Where do you live? I did not notice anything unusual in Cabarete.

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    No problems with electricity here in Jarabacoa but just so we wouldn't feel special they cut off the water for yesterday and it is still not back.

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    Link to one article

    http://hoy.com.do/salida-10-plantas-...-apagon-en-rd/

    According to article, edeeste, edesur and edenorte are affected

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    tough luck. no issues where we live.

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    No problem here, siësta at 15 degrees (c) I guess...220 full

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    Are they back on line yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by windeguy View Post
    Are they back on line yet?
    Not here.  Matilda tells me Twitter says someone hit wrong switch and blew everything from Romana to Azua. 

    They're working on it. So they say. Getting candles ready for tonight

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    Not where I live but we visited some friends last night in Arroyo Hondo who had no electricity during the day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AlterEgo View Post
    I'm surprised no one has mentioned the electricity problems that started last night, affecting most of the country. Our electric was due back on at 6 pm, nothing. At 9 it came on, but just a trickle, not enough for the inverters to register it. Woke up this morning and the big inverter's batteries are dead, which means no power to the refrigerator or chest freezer. House inverter batteries are hanging in there. 

    For us this meant cancelling a weekend visit to friends in Mao, as we have to be here to run the generator every few hours to save the food in fridge and freezers. 



    PS. According to news, 10 plantas went down all at once
    The same exact same thing happened in Bani approximately 2 weeks ago. It took EDESUR almost a week to repair the issue. They only repaired it after a mob grabbed an EDESUR employee and threatened him with bodily harm. He repaired the problem in less than 30 minutes. Go figure. Viva La Republica!!!

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