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Edesur will face a new million-dollar fine for the cuts in February

Edesur will face a new million-dollar fine for the cuts in February
Edesur will face a new million-dollar fine for the cuts in February

The Comptroller of National Electricity Regulatory Entity(IN RE), Walter Martelloreported this Thursday that the energy distribution company of the southern zone of the Metropolitan Area of ​​Buenos Aires (AMBA), Edesuryou will have to pay a total of $126,980,037 as compensation to 60,150 users who were affected by power outages between February 6 and 16.

This was stated by the ENRE through a statement, where it stressed that this amount confirms the second fine of a set of sanctions that the Entity applied to Edesur before the succession of extraordinary affectations registered between December 2022 and March 2023which so far total more than $259 million in compensation to 137,322 thousand users.

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“This new sanction represents the sum of the bonuses that Edesur must prove automatically in the next invoices of the users who, in the mentioned period, suffered power outages of a minimum of 10 hours continuously”, the ENRE specified.

Likewise, he explained that “in each settlement of the electric service, the express mention of the resolution, the determined credit and, if the credit exceeds the amount to be paid, the remaining balance must appear, which must be computed in the next bill.” ”.

Power cuts in AMBA

In the midst of the intense heat wave that was experienced in the summer throughout the entire region, more of 85 thousand users were without electricityaccording to official data provided by the IN RE.

In this sense, only in the territory operated by Edesur there was a total of 71,879 customers without service, most of whom belong to the Buenos Aires towns of Banfield, Ingeniero Budge, Lavallol, Lomas de Zamora, Temperley and Zona Rural (in the Lomas de Zamora district); Canning, Ezeiza and Tristán Suárez (Ezeiza); April 9, Monte Grande, Luis Guillón and Rafael Calzada (Esteban Echeverría); Bernal, Quilmes and San Francisco Solano (Quilmes); Avellaneda, Gerli, Sarandí, Villa Domínico, Wilde and Reserve Zone (Avellaneda); Adrogué, Burzaco and Mármol (Almirante Brown) and Gerli, Monte Chingolo, Lanús, Lanús Este, Lanús Oeste, Remedios de Escalada and Valentín Alsina (Lanús).

Failures were also recorded in the Buenos Aires neighborhoods of Almagro, Balvanera, Boedo, Flores, Mataderos, Parque Avellaneda, Parque Chacabuco, Recoleta, Villa Crespo, Villa Devoto and Villa Riachuelo.

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Talking about edenora total of 14,426 users were without light due to interruptions in the medium or low voltage service, in the towns of Pilar, Bella Vista, Muñiz, and San Miguel (San Miguel); Homemade (February 3); and Escobar, Garín, Engineer Maschwitz, Machinist Savio and Matheu (Escobar).

Also in Ciudad Evita, González Catán, Gregorio de Laf2errere, Isidro Casanova, La Tablada, Lomas del Mirador, Radel Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area (AMBA) were without power around 12 p.m., according to official data provided by the National Entity Electricity Regulator (ENRE). King Trujui (Moreno); Castelar, El Palomar and Morón (Morón); San Fernando and Viceroys (San Fernando); Boulogne, Martinez and San Isidro (San Isidro); Benavidez, City of Tigre, Delta 1st Section, Don Torcuato, Nordelta and General Pacheco (Tigre); and Florida, La Lucila and Olivos (Vicente López).

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In the City of Buenos Aires, the problems were reported in the neighborhoods of Agronomía, Belgrano, Colegiales, Palermo and Villa Urquiza.

Source: Ambito

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