Photo series: Electricians in the North under the hot sunny weather like a 'pan of fire'

The North is experiencing extreme weather conditions. The demand for electricity in the population is very high. In order to maintain a stable system operation, electricians are always on duty, ready to work, despite the harsh heat of over 40 degrees Celsius, under the pressure of solving power failures as quick as possible if there are any. The news website recorded some photos on June 2, 2021.

Updated 06-05-2021

The prolonged intense heat wave causes equipment on the grid to continuously operate at full load, even overload at some times, leading to the risk of local problems on the grid. The work of electricians, therefore, also double, triple compared to normal days. In the photo: Workers of Huong Son Power Department, Ha Tinh Power Company, are working under the cloudless sky (photo taken on June 2, 2021).

Not only facing the heat of the weather, electricians also suffer from the heat radiated from equipment on power poles and substations; even pressure from customers... Photo taken in Huong Son (Ha Tinh) on June 2, 2021.

Due to the nature of the job, electrical workers must be ready to work in the harshest weather conditions. In the photo: Workers of Nghe An Power Company make their own protective clothing to fight the heat. Photo taken on June 2, 2021.

Facing the complicated situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, electrical workers always follow recommendations of the Ministry of Health and local authorities in pandemic prevention and control. In the photo: Workers of Thanh Hoa Power Company solve power incidents for customers on June 2, 2021.

Understanding the electricity needs of customers, electrical workers are not afraid of hard work or heat. All sympathy and sharing of customers will be their motivation to overcome all difficulties. In the photo: Mr. Nguyen Anh Hung – Worker of Huong Son Power Department (Ha Tinh Power Company) takes advantage of a few minutes to rest after solving power failures on June 2, 2021.