In Donetsk region, shelling damaged power lines, leading to the unloading of a thermal power plant and de-energising a mine; in Lviv region, the consequences of bad weather were eliminated and electricity supply was restored to 77,000 consumers.
Situation in the frontline regions
Enemy terror continues in the frontline and border regions with russia. In Donetsk region, shelling damaged two 330 kV overhead lines, which resulted in unloading of a thermal power plant and outage at one of the mines. The damage to the lines caused by enemy shelling also cut off power to 12 settlements with 14,000 registered consumers. Repairs are being carried out with the approval of the military.
Some consumers in Zaporizhzhia, Sumy, Kherson, Kharkiv and Chernihiv regions also remain without power. Repair crews are working where the security situation allows.
Consequences of bad weather
In Kyiv region, 43 settlements were cut off from power due to the storm. Thunderstorms and high winds also caused power outages for about 9,000 customers in Odesa, Poltava and Chernihiv regions. In Lviv region, where more than 77,000 customers were cut off due to a thunderstorm the day before, all customers have been reconnected.
Power engineers continue to prepare the power system for the heating season, which may be affected by russian attacks. A large-scale repair campaign is underway at thermal, hydro and nuclear generation facilities.
Situation in the regions
About 3,500 consumers in Kyiv-Sviatoshinskyi district of Kyiv region lost power due to damage to a 10 kV overhead power line. The damage was repaired in a few hours and the consumers were reconnected.
Consequences of the Kakhovka HPP dam blow-up
About 9,700 consumers in Kherson remain without power. Power engineers are working to restore power supply, but repairs are slowed down by shelling.
Situation at the ZNPP
There is a slight decrease in the water level in the ZNPP cooling pond. It is currently at 16.06 metres. This is sufficient to meet the needs of the plant.
Commercial electricity imports over the past day totalled 1,763.00 MWh. There were no exports.