Press Release | February 23, 2017
Nogales, Ariz. – Some local UniSource Energy Services (UES) electric customers may experience brief service interruptions over the next several days as the company makes repairs to an electric substation.
Equipment failure at UES’ Valencia Substation caused an outage that affected nearly 10,000 Nogales-area customers for about three hours yesterday. Inspection, repair and testing will continue for several days at the substation, located at North Grand Avenue and White Park Drive.
In order to perform repair work more safely, interruptions in electric service for some customers may be necessary. UES crews will perform their work as quickly and as safely as possible to minimize outages and inconvenience to customers.
UES provides electric service to approximately 93,000 customers in Mohave and Santa Cruz Counties. The company also delivers natural gas to approximately 150,000 customers in northern and southern Arizona. To learn more, visit uesaz.com. UES sister company Tucson Electric Power and their parent company, UNS Energy, are subsidiaries of Fortis Inc., which owns utilities that serve more than 3 million customers across Canada and in the United States and the Caribbean. To learn more, visit fortisinc.com.
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