External Circular No. 019 -2020 of the UPME
Regarding its functions, the UPME has been monitoring the demand for electrical energy and natural gas on a daily basis, in order to identify the impact of the measures taken to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on the consumption of these energies.
The following conclusions have been reached from this monitoring:
In light of the adjustments to be made regarding the COVID 19, the UPME establishes the following considerations:
Therefore, UPME has held meetings with the various government agencies in the area of macroeconomic and energy policy in order to identify possible impacts and future scenarios and will continue to monitor the demand for electricity and natural gas on a daily basis in order to identify the impacts of the measures adopted to reopen sectors and thus be able to publish the new revision of the report before the beginning of the second half of this year, under the premise that the results will show different consumption paths without being able to establish beforehand which of them are the most likely.
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