Power Outage – South-America – Peru


EDIS Number: PW-20100727-27164-PER
Date / time: 27/07/2010 16:44:27 [UTC]
Event: Power Outage
Area: South-America
Country: Peru
State/County: Capital City Region
City: Unknow
Number of Deads: None or unknow
Number of Injured: None or unknow
Damage level: Minor

Description:

Power cuts affected Santiago and other parts of central Chile on Tuesday, local media reported, in the latest wave of outages since a massive Feb. 27 earthquake damaged electricity infrastructure. The outages did not interrupt activity at most mines. The Chilean state oil company ENAP said its Bio Bio oil refinery was unaffected and Codelco said its El Teniente copper mine was also operating normally. Antofagasta Minerals reported its Los Pelambres copper mine was functioning without problems.

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