Electricité du Liban indicates that only one tanker was able to see its merchandise unloaded on the 4 present off the Lebanese coast. In question, the cancellation by the Constitutional Council of the advance granted to it by Parliament and the inability to obtain the necessary lines of credit by the Banque du Liban.
Thus, only the Zouk power station was able to benefit from a replenishment and will be able to see its production capacity increased. The other power plants will have to reduce their respective productions. For now, this would reach only 720 megawatts against a total capacity of 1900 megawatts and a demand of 3500 megawatts.
As a result of this rationing, all Lebanese regions, including the capital Beirut, are thus affected by power cuts, recalls Electricité du Liban, which also notes that the maintenance of power plants also requires financing in foreign currency. , funding now interrupted.