Esperance region's power outage due to generator failure

Households and businesses in the region were without power for up to 12 minutes on Monday afternoon, due to a generator failure at the Esperance Power Station. 

The outage affected 8,195 Horizon Power customers around 2:30pm.

Horizon Power retail and community manager Donna Gibson said the outage affected the township as well as Salmon Gums, Munlingup, Condingup and everywhere in between. 

Ms Gibson said she understood one of the two generators at the Esperance Power Station tripped out.