Scottish Power: Edinburgh suburbs hit by unplanned power cuts

Power has been restored to homes across southwestern Edinburgh after they were hit by unplanned outages this afternoon.

Thursday, 26th August 2021, 4:11 pm

Residents in the Colinton and Clovenstone areas first reported power cuts at around 1:30pm.

In a notice to affected customers, Scottish Power said its engineers “had no advance warning” of the issue.

It said that the postcodes impacted by the power cuts were: EH13 0NF, EH13 0NG and EH13 0NQ.

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“We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience,” it added.

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Homes across the South of Edinburgh face hours without electricity after being hit by unplanned power cuts this afternoon.