Jackfish transformer creates city-wide outage

by Simon Whitehouse - December 5, 2018

A city-wide power outage hit several Yellowknife businesses early Wednesday morning. Northwest Territories Power Corporation (NTPC) said in a Facebook post that the power failure lasted from 4:05 a.m. to 4:45 a.m. and was due to a faulty transformer at the Jackfish Generating Station. “It was a full community outage,” said Doug Prendergast, manager of…

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