Respite from power outages? Two units of La Guiteras and other Cuban thermoelectric plants start up

The Antonio Guiteras Thermoelectric Plant (CTE) in Madanzas and state-owned Union Electrica (UNE) announced Saturday night Synchronization of multiple power generation modules in the middle to an E-Energy System (SEN). A prolonged blackout And the Cubans are now asking who should leave the service.

La Guiteras is synchronized with SEN at 10:44PM with 30MW And according to many publications, progressively loaded loads Official profile of CTE. One of the notes “More than 200 maintenance activities were carried out on time and with required quality,” he pointed out.

In One last updateMatanzas CTE said it has already reached 130MWh.

The Antonio Guiteras, along with Felton in Cuba, is one of the largest power producers from Holguin. (Unit Two is currently out of service after the fire), and was out of service last Tuesday due to a malfunction. In later days, reports The days with the largest generation deficit during the current energy crisis.

For its part, UNE said in its statement Facebook profile It was Saturday night Unit 2 of the Santa Cruz thermoelectric plant, with its 65 MW, and Rende’s unit 5 from Santiago de Cuba were also synchronized with SEN.The load kept increasing until it reached 75 MW.

Sustained and sustained in the opinions of Cubans blackoutBoredom and lack of hope in the improvement of the situation were noted.

They started it, great. But now you want to know which ones will break? What will the relay be?” said Eduardo Castillo Arocha.

“Units of different thermoelectric plants come and go, but so what? I see the blackouts continue with the same intensity. To say the least, living in Encrusijada is torture,” said Juan R. Sánchez.

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Blanca Ydania Calzada Muñoz revealed: “That’s good, because I’m in a dark dog now, let’s see if it improves, it’s unbearable!”

The blackout Cubans continue to work tirelessly in the summer, with power outages lasting up to 20 hours in some areas. in one day.

In July, according to data from UNE compiled by EFE, blackouts were recorded for 29 of the 31 days of the month, and August behaved similarly due to victims’ testimonies on official channels.

Power outages have fueled discontent, and nightly casseroles and street protests have been reported in towns across the island. With this in mind, the government is deploying its repressive forces while promising to resolve the issue by the end of the year, which Cubans do not believe.

Esmond Harmon

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