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Full power by weekend

Ana Madigibuli
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

THE Fiji Electricity Authority says restoration work is continuing in the Western Division with almost 92 per cent being restored in terms of power demand.

Authority chief executive officer, Hasmukh Patel said work was in progress in the remaining areas with the help of authorised power line contractors.

"FEA is anticipating full restoration by the end of this week," Mr Patel said.

"For Korolevu and Sigatoka, the areas have been fully restored as per target completion date. For Nadi we have yet to restore the Votualevu pumping station and Savalau and parts of Togomasi, Togo, Lavusa, Nabuyagiyagi, Nasau and Yavuna and for areas in Nawai, we are yet to restore parts of Malolo, Nawaicoba, Logi, Vunamoli, Uto Village, Vagadra and Nawaqadamu Village," he said. "For the Nadi Back Rd, we have yet to restore power to some parts of the Nausori Highlands, parts of Megunhia, Tovatova, Bila settlement and parts of Nasau."

Mr Patel said for Lautoka, power was yet to be restored at the Vuda High Security, Sabeto hill, Agriculture Station, Keolaiya, Sabeto Youth camp and parts of Masimasi and Naboutini villages.

"For Ba work is at 82 per cent, with parts of Namada and Busabusa in Koronubu yet to be restored.

"Nanuku Village, Nalotawa District School, Tabataba, Yaloku Village and parts of Vatusui in Balevuto have yet to be restored." For Tavua and Nadarivatu areas power was yet to be restored to Yaladro, Rakavidi, Korovou, Balata, Davota and Dramasi.