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
José Vicente Rangel clearly said: "We are not conducting negotiations threatened with a gun in the head." He warned behind closed doors in the midst of the social upheaval occurred during the oil strike in 2002 and 2003. Dissenting Timoteo Zambrano answered back that no other option was available: "The thing is that otherwise, you do not negotiate."