- The intervention was carried out in a plastic factory, which posed a threat to the safety of the residents of the area.
- Approximately 350 families could have benefited from the energy stolen by the factory, which amounted to S/ 20,000.
- This factory has been stealing energy repeatedly. In 2020 alone, it has stolen an equivalent of more than S/ 100,000.
Lima, December 21st, 2020.- Enel Distribución Perú and the Peruvian National Police (PNP) intervened a factory located in the Puente Piedra district to dismantle a clandestine aerial electrical connection, the same one that the property used to operate industrially, thus threatening the safety of the residents of the area.
Enel Distribución Perú detected that a plastic factory, located in the area called Los Gallinazos, stole approximately 35 thousand kilowatt-hours of electricity, an amount that could have benefited 350 families. This 20-meter-long clandestine connection also affected the quality and continuity of the service received by the residents of the area, since the networks were overloaded. The stolen energy is equivalent to S/ 20,000. This case also involves a recidivistic client, since other interventions have already been carried out during the year on the same property. However, the client has once again made a clandestine connection. Consequently, those responsible will have to face criminal proceedings for this crime. Only in 2020, the energy stolen by this factory is equivalent to more than S/ 100,000.
Regarding the intervention, Karen Manrique, representative of Enel Distribución Perú, said that these operations seek to eradicate clandestine service connections, which pose a fire hazard, especially during the end of year celebrations when there is a greater consumption of electricity. Also, she mentioned that these connections overload the network. This can cause a supply interruption at any time, affecting all residents of the area. The representative urged the population to report any similar case by calling the Fonocliente at 517-1717, in order to eradicate this type of risk in their neighborhoods.
Enel Distribución Perú is an electrical company of the Enel Group, an Italian firm present in over 34 countries. It has 1.4 million clients in Northern Lima, Central Lima, and the Near North Coast of Lima.
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