LUMA warns that the resistance caused by load relays can last up to four hours

The Darkening It has affected millions of subscribers LUMA energy In the last days they will continue this week because the demand for electricity will continue to be high Generation is available.

This was stated in the information written by the private company Load relays – Darkening implemented by the company – lasts four hours in each affected area.

LUMA is responsible for its operation and maintenance Exchange and distribution system He emphasized that the power generation in Puerto Rico would continue to be the responsibility of the Electricity Authority (PREPA) and other private generators.

“When demand exceeds production, available electricity is distributed throughout the system by reducing the load, which in turn disconnects parts of the grid in order to reduce the pressure of the weak power grid and ensure a stable supply throughout the system.” Said.


It was noted that the maximum demand over the next few days will be greater than the generation available, “until both the currently defunct Palo Seco and Aguirre units are integrated into the fleet.”

According to Luma, peak power demand usually occurs in the afternoon and at night, “however, the current generation is much lower than required, so they are forced to make load changes during the day.”

Company, Whose leader Wayne Stensby Journalists refused to attend today at La FortalezaHe has been the target of numerous criticisms for his handling of the power system since he took over last July.

“When load reduction is necessary, LUMA will release updates to inform customers about affected areas and expected service restoration times through its social media channels. Follow LUMA Twitter @lumaenuergypr and Facebook @lumapuertorico for the latest updates,” the company said.

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