UPDATE @ 10.30am: Power has now been restored to more than 1200 homes and businesses on the Gold Coast.
It’s believed a fault at Molendinar caused the outage which left homes in Ashmore, Molendinar and Nerang in darkness.
Energex crews were quick to respond and rectify the fault.
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EARLIER @ 10.00am: More than 1200 homes and businesses are without power on the Gold Coast this morning.
A fault at Molendinar is believed to be the cause of the outage.
Ashmore appears to be the most affected suburb with 1128 homes currently in darkness.
Molendinar and Nerang have also been affected with multiple traffic lights in the area also out as a result.
Energex crews are currently working to fix the fault.