On the first day of Eid al-Adha, the sites of Mina registered a new record of high electric load of 284 megawatts, compared with 256 megawatts last year, an increase of 11%.
The head of the western sector, and general supervisor of the operational plan of the Saudi Electricity Company, Eng. Abdul Salam bin Rashid Al-Omari, said that the electrical service system in Mecca and the holy places operate according to the highest standards of reliability.
He pointed out that the pre-emptive maintenance of all facilities, stations and electrical equipment in the holy sites contributed to enhancing the reliability of electrical service over the past few days and that the new projects that were implemented before the Hajj season in the field of transport and distribution had a vital role in supporting the electrical system in the holy sites, Mecca and Medina in general.
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