MORE than 1000 homes and businesses have lost power on the Gold Coast, according to Energex.
A total of 1005 buildings were blacked out just before midday, mainly in Oxenford and Upper Coomera.
As of 12:10pm, power had been restored to more than 450 properties, with 559 waiting to be reconnected.
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It remains unclear what sparked the outage. Energex crews are out in the field, investigating the cause.
Visit the Energex website for updates.