Although the Executive power advertisement measures which had the purposesave energy” I answered the same questions on Thursday and Friday, butand the weekend? Before 12:00 it’s already 44,724 users of companies Edesur Y Edenor who suffer cortes from light in the middle of a heat that does not loosen. In the Metropolitan Area of ​​Buenos Aires (AMBA) the maximum temperature already exceeds 39 degrees.

At 7:30 am, some 33,838 users of the Edesur concession area were without electricity in the neighborhoods of Caballito, Flores, Villa Crespo and Villa del Parque, in the City of Buenos Aires. Similarly, those affected in the southern towns of the Buenos Aires suburbs such as Lanús, Almirante Brown and Presidente Perón, among others, as well. As indicated by Télam, these are interruptions in the medium or low voltage service.

According to the table of users without electricity service updated by the National Electricity Regulatory Entity (ENRE), in the area where Edenor provides service, users without electricity supply reached 10,886 in the Belgrano, Palermo and Núñez neighborhoods of Buenos Aires. ; and in the Buenos Aires districts of San Martín, Morón, Tigre and Vicente López.

On the other hand, the distribution company Cammesa recorded a consumption of 19,786 MW throughout the country at the same time. The country is in the midst of an unprecedented heat wave that has reached historic figures. In the areas farthest from the Río de La Plata, the temperature is already at 40 degrees with a maximum predicted at 38 ° C, the figure has already been exceeded.

Likewise the sensation ends is found at 42°C. In Santiago del Estero the thermometer shows a maximum of 42 degrees in the early hours of noon, in Catamarca there are areas with 40°C and 42°C. The same thing happens in Tucumán. In this context of time, provided by the National Meteorological Service (SMN), more than 40,000 users do not have electricity.

The Government announced as an “energy saving” measure to dictate a state holiday for Thursday and Friday. The measure was published in the Official Gazette with the signature of the president, Alberto Fernández, and the chief of staff, Juan Manzur. However, the heat wave continues in much of the country and in the AMBA they suffer interruptions without announcements or investments to solve the energy problem that dates back years.

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