The fifth day of water and electricity cuts in Amapa, Brazil: Restoring electricity to parts of the capital, Macapa
After five consecutive days of water and power outages, parts of Macapa
the capital of the northern Brazilian state of Amapá, began to restore power on the 7th.
The Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy reported that after a few days of
emergency repairs, the Amapá state power supply network was successfully connected to the National Power Network (SIN).
Electricity has not yet been restored in the western region of Amapá.
The Ministry of Mines and Energy predicts that if it runs well
it will be possible to restore power to 70% of Amapá State by the evening of the 7th.
A fire in a substation near Amapá
Brazil, on the evening of the 3rd caused some hydroelectric
power plant operating systems to automatically shut down
resulting in a five-day outage in Amapá. The normal lives of about
765,000 people in the state have been affected