Venezuela: The accident left the country without electricity


8.04.11.V Thursday, April 7, in several regions of Venezuela there were power cuts, including in the oil-producing states and the capital, Caracas.

State television reported that the left without electricity for at least six states. Caracas was de-energized at the beginning of rush hour, resulting in a city subway stop.

However, the major plants in the country continues to function properly, a spokesman for the state oil company Petroleo de Venezuela SA

According to the Electricity Minister Ali Rodriguez, the cause of the accident was the failure of the electric cable designed for 800kW of power after the jump to 6,000 kW.

Shortly after turning off the power supply was restored in the capital and most of the states affected by the accident.

For four hours on Friday night at the authorities intend to normalize the flow of electricity.

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