• Українською
  • Situation in energy system as of 17 March
    Ministry of Energy of Ukraine, posted 17 March 2024 11:49

    58,000 consumers in Kyiv were cut off due to technical disruptions; no electricity shortage, generation reserves available


    A unit at one of the CHPPs was put out of service for emergency short-term repairs. For technological reasons, a CHPP in Ivano-Frankivsk region was shut down for a short time, which interrupted heat supply to the satellite town. The CHPP and heat supply have been restored.

    At the same time, the power system has sufficient reserves to meet the needs of consumers and industry.

    Commercial electricity imports and exports are planned. The situation is under control. The power system is balanced. No shortage of electricity is expected.


    In Kyiv, two 110 kV substations were de-energised due to technical faults in the power grids. This disconnected 58,000 customers and water utility equipment. All consumers were reconnected via a backup scheme.

    In Zaporizhzhia region, Ukrenergo’s 330 kV overhead line was disconnected for technological reasons. The line is now back online.


    In Kharkiv region, a 110 kV overhead line and two 110 kV substations were cut off due to shelling, leaving household consumers without electricity. After emergency repairs, the line was put back online and all consumers were supplied with power.

    In the evening, a 110 kV overhead line was disconnected in the same area due to shelling, substations were cut off, and household consumers lost power.


    Yesterday, one of the mines in Donetsk region suffered an equipment breakdown. At the time, 31 miners were working in the mine. They were notified of the emergency. The equipment was restored within an hour.


    For the current day, electricity imports are expected to reach 3,900 MWh, while exports are also expected to reach 2,000 MWh.