The Electric Power Authority (PREPA) announced this afternoon that the generation capacity will increase in the next few hours.
This is thanks to the fact that “Unit 1 at the Aguirre plant was synchronized with the island’s electrical system, making the system one of the most essential units”.
Unit 1 of the Aguirre power plant was synchronized with the island’s electrical system, and returned to the system one of the most basic units, increasing generation capacity over the next few hours. CC2 pic.twitter.com/HOFIVqv080
– Electric Power Authority (AEEONLINE) June 17, 2021
Yesterday, LUMA Energy reported that “due to limited generation capacity”, thousands of customers could experience outages in the afternoon and evening.
According to PREPA data, as of 6:00 p.m. Friday, there are 24,370 subscribers without electricity.
Due to the limited generation capacity, you may experience blackouts in the afternoon and evening today. LUMA will inform the affected sectors and customers during this period starting at 5 p.m. Read the full statement at: https://t.co/Cti9oY3ANL pic.twitter.com/Yig0RP9JhH
– LUMA Puerto Rico (lumaenergypr) June 17, 2021