Mexico says cities of Tijuana, Ensenada hit by blackout
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s federal electricity utility says the border city of Tijuana and the nearby cities of Ensenada, Tecate and Rosarito have been hit by a blackout.
The Federal Electricity Commission says Monday’s outage was caused by the failure of two generator units at a privately operated power plant in Mexicali, the capital of Baja California state.
The commission says the outage affected about 22% of customers in Baja California, but doesn’t say how many households that represents.
But it says it’s working to re-establish service.