Amapá Statewide Blackout in Fourth Straight Day; Ten Days Needed to Restore Full Power

A total of 90 percent of the state's population has been deprived of power since last Tuesday, November 3rd, due to a fire at a substation in Macapá, the state capital.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Since last Tuesday night, November 3rd, 13 of the 16 cities in the northern Brazilian state of Amapá have been affected by a blackout due to a fire in the Macapá Substation, according to the National Electric System Operator (ONS).

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