Portrait of a Power Outage

There was an electricity outage last night from Charlottetown east, starting just before 11:00 p.m. and ending around midnight. Because I’m logging the electricity load and generation for the province, this outage got captured in the data:

Chart showing the reduction in PEI energy load from the power outage

Electricity load dipped to 58 MW at midnight; the night before at midnight the load was 135 MW.