Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk had been charged the leadership of the Ministry of energy and coal industry of disrupting the order for the purchase of coal for next heating season, reports Ukrainian Agency.
"Right now we held a meeting of energy headquarters. I have to state that the Ministry of energy tore the execution of multiple instructions concerning the preparation for the autumn-winter period. The 1st and foremost, the story is about the accumulation of coal, "- said Yatsenyuk on the first day of the week during the visit of the special teachings on the state enterprise " Ukrenergo ", which performs Supervisory control of the United power system of Ukraine.
The Prime Minister reminded that the government has allocated the necessary funds for the purchase of fuel, but they weren't used as intended.
Yatsenyuk also asked in a persistent form from the Ministry by the end of September to fulfill the government's requirements for the purchase of coal and loading warehouses TPP.
last year, Kiev was Forced to spend blackouts of electric power due to the shortage of coal in thermal power plants. Problems with the supply of anthracite coal arose after the loss of Kiev most coal mines in the Donbass, who are within the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics. This year, the Ministry of energy hopes to stock up on the necessary exchange of coal and to survive the cold season without outages.