Hourly closures will operate from 16.00 to 20.00 in all regions, except Kyiv and Odessa, where the situation is more complicated.
Electricity consumption in Ukraine is growing gradually due to increased frost, faster growth is expected at the start of the working week. This was announced on February 5 by the press service Ukrainergo.
It is noted that the deficit has slightly decreased due to increased production, but remains at a significant level. Network restrictions apply in Kyiv and Odessa regions.
“The available amount of electricity produced is still not enough to cover consumption in full … Limits on consumption have been brought to all regions. Restrictions will be applied, with the exception of Kyiv and Odessa, only for in the period from 16.00 to 20.00. For the rest of the day, consumption restrictions are not planned to apply “, the company said.
SA Ukrainergo They also added that as a result of a major accident at one of the substations, the emergency shutdown continues to operate in Odessa and nearby areas.
In general, the reason for the shortage is related to repeated Russian missile attacks and drone attacks on high-voltage network facilities and power plants.
It was previously reported that in some areas of Kyiv and the region, stabilization power outages were introduced to prevent accidents due to equipment overload.
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