High avalanche danger prevented Alaska Electric Light & Power from going to the site of the outage right after it happened Sunday evening.
A utility manager says the outage will be disruptive, but allow for an upgrade that improves improves safety and reliability.
As local, regional and state officials worked to solve the issue, the community of roughly 800 people was without running water and had to conserve power, relying on back-up generators while power was slowly restored.
The state emergency management department says the Alaska Village Electric Cooperative is working with regional entities on clearing frozen well transmission lines as well as restoring power to parts of the community.
Several people on social media reported seeing sparks and a flash coming from power lines near the downtown waterfront.
An areawide outage occurred at 5 a.m. in Juneau when trees fell on a main transmission line along Thane Road. Power was restored for most areas of town at about 9:30 a.m.
Some outages still remain, but those are few and far between. The area’s three power providers are still assessing damage from the quake, which triggered outages for most of Anchorage on Friday.
A swath of downtown Juneau went dark for about a half hour on Friday morning. AEL&P blamed the outage on unspecified equipment failure in a feeder circuit.
Debbie Driscoll with Alaska Electric Light and Power Company said the outage lasted for almost an hour.
A monkey stumbled into the largest hydropower station in East Africa and managed to set off a chain reaction that caused a countrywide blackout lasting more than three hours.