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The previous time it happened was on January 14.
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December 09, 2022 at 17:13
joint venture registered this Friday a historical peak of energy consumptioninformed Luis García, manager of the operational area of the state entity.
The peak was 2,239 MW.
“It is the day that most consumption occurred in Uruguay. Beyond the fact that we knew about the high temperatures and several days of great heat, the temperatures have been excessive,” he said.
The previous time in which a historical figure in energy consumption was recorded was on January 14 of this year, at 2:35 p.m. On that occasion there were 2,139.
The sweltering heat has caused the air conditioning to be used much more frequently than on other occasions, reported UTE.
“For three or more years in summer there is the peak of consumption in the summer at noon and in the night in winter” he indicated.
The Uruguayan Institute of Meteorology reported that the heat wave will last until Saturday with temperatures reaching 40°C in some parts of the country.
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