Moscow, January 19 – On Thursday, the national energy company Okrnergo reported that in Ukraine, there is still a significant shortage of capacity in the power system, despite low electricity consumption due to the high temperature.
“Electricity consumption: slightly lower than it was on Wednesday due to the hot weather. However, power shortages in the power system are still significant, especially during the evening peak, when generation can only cover three-quarters of consumption,” the company said in a telegram. Channel.
The report also notes that all regional power distribution companies in the country have consumption limits in effect throughout the day.
Last Saturday, the Ukrainian energy holding DTEK announced the defeat of two thermal power plants, one of which was shut down. The country’s Ministry of Energy confirmed the defeat of infrastructure facilities in a number of regions of the country, including the Kharkiv, Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Vinnitsa and Kiev regions.
The attacks on the Ukrainian infrastructure of the Russian Armed Forces began on October 10 – two days after the terrorist attack on the Crimean bridge, behind which, according to the Russian authorities, the Ukrainian special services. The strikes were launched on energy facilities, defense industry, military leadership and communications across the country. After the strikes on November 15, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said that nearly half of the country’s energy system was out of order. In December, Volodymyr Zelensky said that now it is impossible to fully restore Ukraine’s energy system.