Breakdown down to 18% electric generation in P. Rica devastated by the hurricane

The Government of Puerto Rico reported today that the failure of a power line left several municipalities on the island without power and reduced the generation of the electric system to 18%, affected by the passage of Hurricane Maria last September.

San Juan, Nov 9 (EFE) .- The Government of Puerto Rico reported today that the failure of a power line left several municipalities on the island without power and reduced system generation to 18%. electrical, strongly affected by the passage of Hurricane Maria last September.

In a statement, the Secretary of Public Affairs of Puerto Rico, Ramon Rosario, explained that the problem occurred in a line that connects the southern area with the north, which led to much of San Juan, among many other municipalities, remain without light.

"Already the affected line it was energized and the machines are going up to restore the service to the clients that had it to continue with the connection plan of new clients ", explained Rosario.

The director Executive of the Electric Power Authority (AEE), Ricardo Ramos, assured that they are working on "normalizing the system as it was before the breakdown in the line of transmission. "

In this regard, he said that the technical staff must complete the operation tonight to begin normalizing the service.

The passage of Hurricane Maria knocked down the The island's electrical system and the lack of light is the main obstacle for Puerto Rico to begin to recover its normality.

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