NTPC generates power for the communities of Yellowknife and Hay River/Enterprise but does not distribute the power.  If we experience an outage in generating power we will provide information on this page.  If there is a problem with the distribution of power then you must contact Northland Utilities for further information.  NTPC does not service the communities of: Fort Providence, Trout Lakes, Kakisa, Wekweeti.

Unplanned OutagesOutages

  • Yellowknife -
    Dec 4, 2017 | UPDATED: 2:09 PM

    Partial Power OutageCause: Currently under investigationStatus: Restoration completePlease turn off lights and unplug electronics in preparation for power restoration.

Planned OutagesOutages

  • Aklavik -
    Dec 12, 2017 - 8:00 AM

    Full Community Power OutageCause: Planned maintenanceStatus: Planned maintenanceEstimated Length: Unknown at this time
    Outage Notes:

    NTPC wishes to advise the residents of Aklavik that
    there may be possible intermittent power outages beginning Tuesday December 12th,
    2017 from 8:00 a.m. until 12 p.m. Friday December 22nd 2017  

    Outages will affect the whole town. This is not an all-day outage; power
    may go out for a few minutes and then come back on at times over the next 10


    These outages are
    required to safely allow updates at the local plant

    Any questions or concerns
    can be directed to NTPC at 1-855-575-6872.

    Please turn off lights and unplug electronics in preparation for power restoration.
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