Cuban ministries highlight response to energy saving measures

Havana, Sep 26.- Authorities from the Ministries of Energy and Mines, Industry, highlighted the response of the Cuban population to the energy-saving measures currently implemented to face the complicated fuel shortage situation.

 

Domestic electricity demand significantly fell, compared to the usual rate at this time of year, the authorities explained.

Likewise, during peak hours, between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. (local time), a 190 MW slowdown was achieved. These figures mean that Cuba saved 39,354 MW/hour, equivalent to 8,658 tons of fuel.

Authorities recalled that current measures seek to reduce the impacts of the economic blockade imposed by the United States, a country which has prevented stop oil tankers from entering Cuba. (Latin Press)