News & Updates

Media Statement


10 July 2021

A double circuit tripping of the 275kV Murum transmission line caused a power outage at about 9.30 pm and affected customers in several parts of Sarawak.

Major areas affected were Kuching, Sri Aman, Sarikei, Mukah, Sibu, Bintulu and parts of Miri. Restoration works commenced immediately with supply safely restored to affected areas progressively with almost full restoration by 10.30pm.

Sarawak Energy sincerely apologises to our affected customers for the inconvenience caused by the outage, and is investigating the cause of the double circuit tripping on the Murum line that led to the interruption.