Name: Gibraltar, Gib Elec.
Event: Power Outage.
Location: Gibraltar, Earth.
News Link: gbc.gi - 10.15.2021.
And the next country we can add to the list of: Power Outages, Blackouts and Sabotages is Gibraltar.
Most of Gibraltar plunged into darkness on Friday night
Gibraltar was plunged into darkness at 8.32pm on Friday.
Gib Elec told GBC that it was a total blackout, though we understand some homes in Rosia and Europa Point were not affected. A spokesperson for Gibratlar's electricity provider said both engines running at the North Mole Power Station tripped, together with all the stand-alone caterpillar skid generators.
At the time of producing this report, the reason was still unknown. At 9.44pm, Gib Elec said "the power restoration process has now commenced".
At 10.36pm, Gib Elec said power had been restored to all customers affected by the outage.
Source: gbc.gi - 10.15.2021.
Gibraltar (/dʒɪˈbrɔːltər/ jih-BRAWL-tər, Spanish: [xiβɾalˈtaɾ]) is a British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula. It has an area of 6.7 km2 (2.6 sq mi) and is bordered to the north by Spain. The landscape is dominated by the Rock of Gibraltar at the foot of which is a densely populated town area, home to over 32,000 people, primarily Gibraltarians