Hatteras, Ocracoke on generator power due to transmission work

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OCRACOKE ISLAND, N.C. (WAVY) — The islands of Hatteras and Ocracoke are operating on generator power while crews perform transmission work on Hatteras.

Hyde County Officials say they were notified by Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative that a diesel engine has gone down, and that electric loads were reaching maximum capacity.

Officials advised island residents and businesses to conserve energy in order to prevent an outage from maxing out generator capacity.

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