Perennial problems at grid operator DEDDIE

Perennial problems at grid operator DEDDIE

Once again thousands of households have been left for hours and days without power in difficult conditions as a result of bad weather.

Grid operator DEDDIE’s inactivity of many years, during which no investment was made in the network – to ensure its profits plugged the holes at parent company Public Power Corporation – has left the power system particularly vulnerable to any extreme weather conditions.

The shortage of DEDDIE electricians and the company’s inability to identify problems in time due to the non-digitalization of the aged grid, which remains overground, have resulted in this latest headache for thousands of citizens.

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