Some 21,000 users continued at noon this Thursday without power supply in the city of Buenos Aires and the Buenos Aires suburbs, after the massive blackout that affected a large part of the country due to failures in the interconnected system as a result of a pasture fire that affected a 500 kw high-voltage line that connects Campana with General Rodriguez.
The figure was reduced by half, compared to the report released shortly after 9 o’clock by the National Electrical Regulation Entity (ENRE) where almost 46,000 were recorded for the areas of the metropolitan area concessioned to the companies Edesur and Edenor.
In the 12:15 report, the ENRE reported that in the area of the Edesur concessionaire A total of 17,707 users remained without electricity, mostly from the Buenos Aires towns of Avellaneda, Florencio Varela and Quilmes and the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Villa Crespo.
In the Edenor company sectorMeanwhile, there are 3,444 users without electricity, most of them residents in the Malvinas Argentinas match.
A massive power cut occurred this Wednesday in a large part of the country from 3:59 p.m., after “several failures in the interconnected system” as a result of a field fire “disturbing a 500 kw high-voltage line that connects Campana with General Rodríguez”, informed official sources.
At 7:50 p.m., the Transener company declared the “end of risk” due to the massive outage and specified that at 7:04 p.m. the network was normalized throughout the province of Buenos Aires; at 19:30 the service was reestablished in the Central area of the country; at 19:39 Whose was already without cuts; and at 20, the Northwest was normalized.
The provinces of the Litoral and the Northeast were not affected, clarified from the concessionary company of public service of transport of high voltage electrical energy.