A total of 44,724 users of the companies Edesur and Edenor continued this morning no power supply in different neighborhoods of the city of Buenos Aires and localities of the Buenos Aires suburbs, reported the National Electricity Regulatory Entity (ENRE).
At 7:30 am, some 33,838 users of the Edesur concession area remained without electricity in the barrios of Caballito, Flores, Villa Crespo and Villa del Parques, and towns in the south of the suburbs such as Lanús, Almirante Brown and Presidente Perón, among others, for interruptions in the medium or low voltage service.
In the case of the Edenor area, users without electricity supply reached 10,886 in the Buenos Aires neighborhoods of Belgrano, Palermo and Núñez; and in the Buenos Aires districts of San Martín, Morón, Tigre and Vicente López, among others, according to what was reported by the agency Telam.
At various points in both the City and the suburbs neighbors came out to protest the lack of service, in the midst of the heat wave that affects the entire country and that yesterday in the Edenor and Edesur area led the thermometer to exceed 40 degrees. Today the maximum will reach 38 degrees, the sky will be somewhat cloudy and isolated storms are expected in the afternoon or evening.
In any case, the authorities of the National Metereological Service They confirmed that it follows the orange alert that warns about the risks that extreme temperatures can have on health of people, especially for risk groups such as infants and young children, those over 65 years of age and people with chronic diseases.
Meanwhile, the energy distribution company cammesa recorded after 7 this morning a consumption of 19,786 MW throughout the country.