Venezuelan minister of energy grants energy failures
Energy demand increased early 323MW in September
The minister also stated that energy demand increased early in September 323MW with respect to figures recorded in 2011, yet he did not reveal overall consumption.
"Demand is currently met and maintenance plans are already in place."
Analysts have asserted energy consumption will increase in the upcoming days amid higher demands by factories and the end of the school break.
They have also underscored power failures are the result of maintenance gaps and violation of energy plans.
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
President Nicolás Maduro is not only the heir to the throne, but also to an economic crisis which demanded urgent measures to rectify the course. The crisis showed up in two aspects: a 50% inflation estimate, and shortage of staples ranging between 70% and 98%. These issues might hit the President's poor popularity; considering his feeble electoral victory of 1% over his challenger.