Isle of Youth saves fuel by reducing energy consumption

electrica_metrocontadorOver 700 tons of fuel has been saved in the Isle of Youth by reducing energy consumption without affecting this vital service in the economical and social life of the territory.

 

 

The fulfilment of the energy control measures adopted by the Office for Rational Use of Energy allows that the Isle of Youth shows a saving of 700 tons of fuel

electricidad-metrocontadorOver 700 tons of fuel has been saved in the Isle of Youth by reducing energy consumption without affecting this vital service in the economical and social life of the territory.

According to Lenier Cabrera, functionary of the Office for Rational Use of Energy, up to date the Electric Company has saved 3 744,8 MW h of the  programmed electrical plan, which respond to the energy control measures adopted in the locality in order to control consumption.

He pointed out that spite of high temperatures on July and August, there was not an increasing of the energy consumption due to the fulfilment of the measures and the bigger comprehension of the clients by using only the necessary energy.

The state sector has decreased to 7,7 percent, while the residential one has increased a 4,5 percent due to the high temperatures and the bad stage of the cooking equipment.

However the results that constitute a contribution to the country, the functionary manifested that in this moment the demand averaged about 16 MW.h, but it can increase with the change of standard time next November.

That’s why the Office for Rational Use of Energy urges the business, private and residential sectors to step up energy-saving measures.

 

Translation: Lien Fernández Sánchez

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