In Ukrenergo promise not to turn off the electricity in the autumn-winter period

В Укрэнерго обещают не отключать электричество в осенне-зимний период

The winter season depends on how the TPP will provide themselves with fuel.

In the autumn-winter period will not be rolling blackouts. This was stated by the head of Ukrenergo Vsevolod Kovalchuk on the forum Open energy week in Kyiv on Monday, October 23.

“Rolling blackouts in the autumn and winter will not. Developed scenarios to cover the deficit,” he said.

At the same time, Kovalchuk said that the situation with coal reserves in warehouses TPP are now unsatisfactory. “We are from the critical shortage separates 400 thousand tons of stock. At this rate of burning is 250 thousand tonnes per month”, – said the head of Ukrenergo.

He also stressed that the work of the energy system in the autumn-winter period will significantly depend on the efforts of energy companies to purchase coal. “The winter season depends on how the TPP will provide themselves with fuel,” – said Kovalchuk.

He recalled that in the case of lack of coal can be used-gas units, other measures, and only in the last turn Ukrenergo may resort to controlled restriction of consumption.

Earlier it was reported that in the port of South came seventh in this year’s bulk carrier with 75 thousands of tons of anthracite from South Africa.

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