The heat was right to electricity in the West Tuesday evening and into the night. More than 600,000 homes were affected in southern Nantes Vendee via the coast, like in Pornic. The situation then gradually restored. In the early morning, a few dozen homes were still without power, however.
The first break occurred after an incident electric transformer station of Rance (Ille-et-Vilaine), reaching 110,000 homes near Saint-Malo. Then a second, at 22:26, the electric transformer station of Theix (Morbihan) plunged 25,000 inhabitants of Vannes and its surroundings in the dark. At Vannes, the situation has returned to normal at 23.10 and Saint-Malo (Ille-et-Vilaine) half of EDF impacted customers were connected again shortly after midnight by mobilizing teams from electricity transmission network reinforcements (TENs). Asked by LCI Wednesday morning at 7 am, Patrice Faure, secretary general of the prefecture of Ille-et-Vilaine stressed that the current had returned throughout his department around 4.
Loire -Atlantic at 10:22 p.m., a fire was also reported near the power plant Cordemais. It was quickly extinguished by firefighters but caused few cuts. Another incident took place at 22:50 Cheviré. The situation was completely restored in the department around 6:30.
According to RTE, the cuts of Saint-Malo, Vannes and Cheviré have to cause “incidents on measuring instruments” that would not have supported the sharp fluctuations . temperatures between Tuesday morning and Tuesday night
ERDF has made available to its customers a phone number: 09726750, which must be added the number of his department.
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