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Panama orders power rationing after blackout

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


Measures to ration the use of electric energy after a blackout on  Friday in Panama City and province of Colón began yesterday.

Etesa, the state power utility, announced the measures on Sunday evening and ordered the public and private sector to  turn of air conditioners, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., including shopping centers of the city.

Businesses and offices that have electric power plants must be turned on and “fully disconnected from the network”.

Source: Newsroom Panama