72-year-old Elizabeth Guzman Espitia binds a candle in herwindowless room she calls her “little cave” during a trance in a Santa Cruz of a East neighborhood, in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Mar 14, 2019. I’ve never see a predicament like this. It’s a initial time,” Espitia said. “It creates me so sad.” Venezuela’s energy grid crashed Mar 7, throwing roughly all of a oil-rich nation’s 30 million residents into disharmony for scarcely a week. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
CARACAS, Venezuela – In a week given a large trance left millions in Venezuela but power, both a supervision and antithesis have put brazen encountering theories on what caused a outage but providing any evidence.
Now dual Venezuelans with imagination in engineering and geospatial technologies contend they’ve analyzed NASA satellite imagery indicating there were 3 fires within tighten vicinity to delivery lines that could have crippled a electric grid.
The sleuths took information from a continue satellite that can detect thermal activity and superimposed it on Google Earth images to put together what might be a many petrify research nonetheless of what transpired on Mar 7th.
“There is still a probability that something else happened,” pronounced Jose Aguilar, an consultant on Venezuela’s electrical grid who concurrent a study. “But this is really incriminating.”