Priority passed on by President Jair Bolsonaro is the restoration of energy as soon as possible
Nov 8, Brasilia: The Minister of Mines and Energy, Bento Albuquerque, travelled this Wednesday night (4), around 9 pm, to Macapá (AP), to closely monitor the situation of the electric power interruption that occurred in the state, on Tuesday (3), due to a fire in transformer 1 of Macapá Substation.
They travelled with him, the director-general of the National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL), André Pepitone, the director-general of the National Electric System Operator (ONS), Luiz Carlos Ciocchi, and the secretary of Electric Energy of the Ministry of Mines and Energy, Rodrigo Limp.
The delegation was received by Governor Waldez Góes and immediately attended a meeting with the aim of analyzing the situation in the region and planning subsequent actions. "We have to work with the state government and energy company, to prioritize, first, those essential services, but naturally aiming to serve as many people as possible", highlights Rodrigo Limp.
Minister of Mines and Energy, Bento Albuquerque said-
We still have a prospect of repairing one of the transformers today, which, if successful, will restore 60% to 70% of the load in the state of Amapá. We are also launching other actions so that, within a period of up to 30 days, all the transformers necessary for the total energy security of the place is fully restored