Delivery of electric energy from Russia has allowed Ukraine to pass the peak loads on the electricity of the country in connection with the established hot weather, said Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn.
according to his statement, this summer, sustained the sultry weather was recorded the biggest since the heating season load on the mains. In addition, during this period, Ukraine has experienced problems with the generation of electricity, because a number of thermal power plants (TPP) were stopped for repairs or were damaged as a result of shelling in the area of special operations in the Donbass. Some of the stations have experienced problems with the supply of coal. Recorded Also a decrease in electric energy production by hidroelektrostacijas in connection with the reduction of water level.
"because signed with Russia's direct agreement, was applied to imported electricity to meet the needs of Ukrainian customers. The contract worked exactly as planned - as insurance in case of force majeure, and the import will be stopped as soon as we will restore your power " - quoted Demchishin press service of the Ministry.
Also, According to the Minister, the Experts inspect the thermal power plants that were shut down for unscheduled repairs to assure the validity of these actions.
The Russian Company "inter RAO" and "vital-press" at the end of 2014 signed an agreement to export electricity from Russia to Ukraine, the parties Also agreed on ensuring reliable and uninterrupted supply of Crimea.