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
A week into the beginning of the school year at the República del Ecuador school, in the San Martín neighborhood (downtown Caracas), and classes are taught only until 10 am. Thieves who broke into the school this summer caused major damage when they stole copper wiring and air-conditioning units, resulting in a power outage leaving classrooms in the dark(especially preschool classrooms, which are affected the most).