Said Fernando Branger




All this grows more when emphasizes it how latan.msn.comel Chavez to recently declare decreed Monday through chain measures announced in recent months that seek to reduce energy consumption and encouraging savings. Said Fernando Branger expert in the subject, that is a reality that has decreased the energy that produces the Guri dam and on the other hand is not enough the power of thermoelectric power plants. These two factors combined lead us to the situation today day. If it is possible to fix it in the short term? It is difficult, the dam of Guri, in the South, with its waters at critical levels due to the drought, it is responsible for 70% of the energy consumed in Venezuela. The rest of the generation is based on thermoelectric power plants. The Government has recently stated that this year will enter new 4,000 MW of energy capacity to transmission networks. The experience of recent years, when it has not complied with what was promised in this area, makes questionable that ad, Branger said. It is final the energy crisis is very significant for the aspirations of Chavez in their projects who must this attentive to the decision from 1 January that began to implement the plan of rationing of power in Venezuela.

The measure, as they reported international news agencies, has caused significant restrictions on night life for Venezuelans, due to the time impositions in cinemas, bars and restaurants, with the aim of reducing the power consumption of the sectors commercial, residential and industrial by 20%. Supply restrictions also affect shopping malls, which are required to operate until 21: 00 hours, whereupon you shall do so with own generators. Of course another decisive representative sector in the economic life of the country is the business seriously affected in its operation. .