The Cuban Electric Union reported that the blackout in Cuba will continue to be severe this weekend, when a storm is also expected that will certainly cause more damage to lines and thermoelectric plants in the country’s west. According to this unit, more than 1,100 MW of power was affected this Friday night.
He explains that Unit 6 and 7 of CTE Mariel, Unit Otto Parellada of CTE Santa Cruz, Unit 3 of CTE Guitars, Unit 4 of CTE Nuvitas and Unit 2 of CTE Felton. Unit 3 of CTE Rent is under maintenance.
They state that “at peak hours, the CTE Guitarus unit with 220 MW (in the startup process) is expected to enter and diesel engines are expected to use 85 MW.” Therefore, a night impact of more than 800 MW is predicted if the “guitarus” enters, although as is known, its maintenance usually does not last long.
Blackout in Cuba, record figures
Record figures in Matanzas. The electric company in that area reported that during this week, 18 out of 24 hours that were turned off in a day. So many Matanza residents only have electricity for six hours a day.
“We would like to inform you that keeping in view the incidents in the recent past regarding the blackout, where we have come to close the record figures. Also tell the population that in these last two days the province has an average of 18.09 hours of holiday in 24 hours, ”he said on his Telegram channel.
Also from Villa Clara, they warn that “for today, Saturday, September 24, the effect of losses will continue, reaching its maximum value during peak hours.”