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    Due to the heat wave, electricity consumption set a new record and there are 78,000 users without power in the AMBA

    March 14, 2023 - CE Noticias Financieras


      There was a new peak of electricity consumption due to the heat, with a record demand of 28,949 megawatts, which caused a large number of power outages in the Federal Capital and the Buenos Aires metropolitan area, with almost 75,000 users without service.

      At 15:25, with the wind chill above 39 degrees Celsius, 74,935 users had no electricity service. In total, Edesur reported 72,513 affected and Edenor some 2,422.

      El mapa de los cortes de luz en el AMBA a las 15:15 de este lunes. (Foto: captura ENRE)

      This Saturday, for the first time in its history, CABA exceeded the maximum heat wave temperature threshold for 12 consecutive days. The previous record was from 2017 with 11 days. As reported by the National Meteorological Service (SMN), 38.6 °C temperature was recorded that day, the highest for March since 1906.

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