Resolution ends decade-long electricity dispute in Samana
Santo Domingo.- The Electricity Superintendence on Tuesday ordered the electric utility Luz y Fuerza to cease operations in Las Terrenas, Samaná and called on users to obtain service from the competitor company El Progreso del Limón.
SIE Resolution 051-2017-MEMI puts an end to the conflict pitting Luz y Fuerza and El Progreso for more than a decade.
The Superintendence said it will regularize both concessions to benefit customers in several localities in Samaná Province.
“Consequently, the Luz y Fuerza company of Las Terrenas must proceed to disconnect and withdraw its electricity grids and users within these areas and currently have the services of said company, should proceed to regularize with the company El Progreso del Limón, which is the electric power distributor that must legally offer the service to these communities,” the agency said.