Rolling blackouts began December 2 in Ukraine

Across the country began shutdown of light
Posted on Ukrainian Pravda, December 2, 2014

In Ukraine, from December 2 began rolling blackouts.

This was at a press briefing on Tuesday announced…Energy Minister Yuriy Prodan.

The minister said that the situation should return to normal until 6 December.

As explained, “Ukrainian Pravda”, the press service of the Ministry, shutdown caused by a lack of electricity.

“Disabling takes place in an approved schedule” Ukrenergo “. December 2, these graphs were used in the amount of 2,800 MW / h”, – explained the Ministry of Energy.

Electricity shortage caused by the fact that the repair of the third unit of Zaporizhzhya NPP and the shortage of coal in the power station warehouses .

“In addition,” Ukrenergo “reported that there are still 19 blocks at thermal power plants in Ukraine to be repaired. Moreover, the temperature dropped. And had to enter the graphics shutdown” – added in the press-service.

As reported by the readers of the “Ukrainian Pravda” Facebook page, the light for several hours in the evening and the morning was turned off all over Ukraine: in Kiev and towns around it, Lviv, Khmelnytsky, Odessa, Sumy, Cherkasy, Chernihiv, Poltava, Vinnitsa and other cities. Electricity is turned off for 2-3 hours in the morning and in the evening on different schedules in different regions.

To avoid inconvenience, people are advised to carefully use elevators and disable appliances.

As you know, earlier Prime Minister Yatsenyuk promised that “heads will fly ” of officials in the case of disconnection the grid by the end of the inventory at the stations.


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