Massive blackout leaves many without power across Taiwan including the capital Taipei March 2. Wang Meihua said a mishap had happen at a power plant in southern Taiwan.
She added that the service would manage the matter “desperately”.
It comes as Taiwan’s leader is set to meet the US ex-Secretary of State.
Tsai Ing-wen later said in a Facebook post that a planned livestream of her talk with Mike Pompeo must be briefly dropped subsequently.
State-run power administrator Taipower said there had been an occurrence with a transformer at the Xingda power plant in the southern city of Kaohsiung, and that they were initiating reinforcement wellsprings of force.
The power plant allegedly gives around a seventh of Taiwan’s power.
Nearby news source Taiwan News had before on Thursday detailed tumultuous scenes at street intersections as traffic signals neglected to work.
Traffic police had been dispatched to coordinate vehicles and fire engines sent across urban areas to manage crises, for example, protecting individuals caught in lifts, the media source detailed.
The island really does at times encounter enormous blackouts. In 2017, a gigantic power outage hit half of Taiwan, influencing 6.68 million families.
Source: Roxs news