El Salvador: Crisis in the Energy Sector?

The business sector states that the $53 million debt that the government has with the energy distribution company is preventing them from being able to pay generators, jeopardizing supply.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

From a statement issued by the Salvadoran Association of Industrialists (ASI):

San Salvador, February 1, 2017 
The Salvadoran Association of Industrialists (ASI) and the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) have expressed their concern over the non-payment of an electricity subsidy by the government, and have requested measures to be urgently put in place to resolve this situation, in order to not jeopardize the Salvadoran Electric System, which could affect both industry and the population. 

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