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Kyiv Denies Possibility Of Rolling Blackouts After Introduction Of State Of Emergency In Energy Sector

Kyiv Denies Possibility Of Rolling Blackouts After Introduction Of State Of Emergency In Energy Sector

The Kyiv Municipal State Administration denies the possibility of rolling blackouts after the Cabinet of Ministers introduced the state of emergency on the electricity market.

Chief of the Administration Staff Volodymyr Bondarenko said this at a press briefing, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

By order of Kyiv Mayor / Chairman of the Kyiv Municipal State Administration Vitali Klitschko, Darnytsia Combined Heat and Power Plant has been switched to the economy regime, so the coal in store will be enough until the end of the heating season.

The emergency measures are intended to reduce consumption of anthracite coal.

Minimum hot standby requirement for heating generation will reduce from 1,000 to 500 MW (necessary for a quick power offset in the event of emergency shutdown of a nuclear unit).

They also suppose that the energy system will go into manual control and price bids will not apply to the thermal power-generating sector.

Nuclear power plants is switched into weekly maneuvering mode.

The state of emergency applies for one month and can be extended further.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, First Vice Prime Minister / Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing and Utilities Hennadii Zubko says that coal supplies across the boundary line stopped on February 10.

The Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry has pushed forward for a state of emergency on the electricity market as anthracite supplies had discontinued.

Information from National Power Company Ukrenergo as of February 16, the TPPs' anthracite stock will suffice for 40 days of stable operation of the energy grid.


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