Power was restored to the majority of affected customers around 8 pm.
BC Hydro said 17,000 Vancouver customers had their power go out Thursday evening.
The electricity outage was due to a substation problem, the utility provider said.
Lights went out in central Vancouver around Fairview, Kerrisdale, South Cambie, and Shaughnessy.
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“A crew is on-site investigating the cause. A restoration time will be posted as soon as possible,” BC Hydro said.
The problem was posted to BC Hydro’s website just before 7:30 pm.
We’re aware of multiple outages in the #YVR and #Kerrisdale areas affecting approximately 17,000 customers. Crews are on site working to restore power following a substation fault. Updates here: https://t.co/uSfioeUx5G pic.twitter.com/CRWEoFNGzp
— BC Hydro (@bchydro) March 5, 2021