NEWS GRAPHIC 15Despite Wednesday’s black out across the country, the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission maintains that its partnership with Trinidad General Unlimited is a more cost effective arrangement.

The Commission indicated that the blackout was as a result of a problem at its TGU Plant in La Brea.

T&TEC, General Manager, Kelvin Ramsook, gave the update while addressing a sitting of the Public Accounts Committee into the affairs of the Commission at the Parliament Building.

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Mr. Ramsook confirmed that the probe into the development continues.

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Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission, General Manager, Kelvin Ramsook

Meanwhile, Public Utilities Minister, Ancil Antoine, questioned on the incident in the House of Representatives this afternoon said T&TEC will boost its power generation capacity.

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Public Utilities Minister, Ancil Antoine