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From Marsaxlokk to Mellieha: 24 localities set to undergo planned power cuts this week
Only select streets from the listed localities are affected.

Kim Vella

A few localities around the islands are set to undergo planned power cuts this week due to maintenance works on the country’s hard-at-work power grid.

Fortunately, Enemalta, our local electricity provider, has published a list of all localities that will be affected by these works. This way, you too can plan ahead.

These works are carried out regularly to ensure that the island’s national electricity grid operates safely.

Only select streets from the following localities will be affected.

Here’s the full list of affected areas. 

Wednesday 3rd August: 

  • Naxxar from 4am to 12pm 
  • Sliema from 5am to 12pm
  • Zabbar from 7am to 11:30am 
  • Dingli from 7am to 11:30am 
  • Rabat from 7am to 11:30am 
  • Iklin from 8:30am to 11:30am 
  • Zebbug from 4am to 4pm 
  • Marsaxlokk from 6am to 12pm 
  • Mellieha from 6am to 4pm 

Thursday 4th August: 

  • Mtarfa from 4am to 10am 
  • Santa Lucija from 6am to 12pm
  • Santa Venera 7am to 12pm
  • Xaghra from 8am to 3pm 
  • Naxxar from 4:30am to 8:30am 
  • Birkirkara from 4am to 12pm 
  • Zebbug from 8am to 1pm 
  • Tarxien from 8am to 1pm 
  • Paola from 8am to 1pm 
  • Marsaskala from 7am to 11am 
  • Xewkija from 8:30am to 12:30pm 
  • Mgarr from 7am to 11am 

Friday 5th August:

  • Pietá from 6:30am to 11:30am
  • Marsaskala from 7am to 11:30am
  • Mosta from 4:30am to 8:30am
  • Qrendi from 6am to 4pm
  • Marsaxlokk from 6am to 12pm
  • Kercem from 5:30am to 12pm
  • Msida from 6:30am to 11:30am

Click here to check out the affected streets.

If you’d like to be updated via SMS whenever Enemalta maintenance works are affecting your street, just send over your ID card number to the company at +356 79052492. This service will only work if you already have an account with Enemalta. 

Is your street affected?

2nd August 2022


Kim Vella
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Kim Vella
A highly curious explorer always looking to find her next adventure. Kim loves sharing her experiences and what's happening on the Maltese Islands. When not writing, you’ll probably find her playing around with some clay or somewhere surrounded by trees. She's always up for listening to people's stories about anything to do with nature, a passion project or issue you feel needs tending to.

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