More than 100,000 users were still without electricity this Thursday at 10:30 p.m. according to information from the National Electricity Regulatory Entity (ENRE), after a volcanic day in which the thermal sensation exceeded 41 degrees and set a temperature record for March in 71 yearsand still like the tail of the massive blackout that on Wednesday left half the country without electricity due to the exit of the Atucha 1 system.
While it is a matter of definitively normalizing that serious situation, suspicions of that the field fire that affected areas where the high-voltage lines coming from Atucha 2 pass “could have been intentional”for which they demanded that the Justice advance the investigation.
At 10:30 p.m. this Thursday, the ENRE indicated that there were 21,712 Edenor users without energy supplywhile in the network licensed to Edesur those who suffered from this problem were 81,103 users, which still put over 100,000 homes and businesses in the dark.
The forecasts of the companies point to being able to restore the general universe of their services after midnight, depending on the situation in each district.
In Capital there were courts of Edesur in Mataderos, Almagro, Balvanera, Floresta, Retiro, San Cristobal, Villa Crespo and Villa Santa Rita, while in the suburbs it reached sectors of Avellaneda, Esteban Echeverría, Lomas de Zamora and Quilmes, among others.
The massive blackout that left 20 million people without electricity
As is known, during the day on Wednesday, more than 20 million people throughout the country were severely affected by power outages. This generates a new headache added to the summer, since during this week very high temperatures were registered, with a average of 37 degrees in the City and the AMBAand these weather conditions are expected to continue for a few more days.
The distribution companies and the same national secretariat indicated that the energy in the houses that are still affected by the cut will be restored with the passing of the hours.
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