Power disruption: Surprised residents flood hotlines over loss of electricity

Several parts of Singapore, such as Yishun, were hit by a blackout in the wee hours of Sept 18, 2018. ST PHOTO: FABIAN KOH
A view of the blackout in the Kembangan area taken from Windy Heights, on Sept 18, 2018. PHOTO: DANIEL KUM
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The extensive blackout that hit 19 areas in Singapore early on Tuesday (Sept 18) morning has raised concerns among some people over how this could happen here.

At the same time, a few others have praised the short time it took for energy utilities provider SP Group to restore power supply.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 19, 2018, with the headline Power disruption: Surprised residents flood hotlines over loss of electricity. Subscribe