Consumers in 8 regions of Ukraine lost power due to bad weather, a coal mine with 28 employees de-energised as a result of shelling in Donetsk region
Consequences of bad weather
Ukraine continues to deal with the aftermath of the weekend’s bad weather.
In Dnipropetrovsk region, 293 settlements lost power supply due to severe weather conditions. More than 77,000 customers were left without power. Currently, 52 settlements – more than 7,000 consumers – remain disconnected.
In Sumy region, more than 1,200 consumers lost power due to adverse weather conditions.
In addition, as of the morning of 13 November, customers in Donetsk, Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhia, Kherson, Mykolaiv and Chernihiv regions remained without power due to strong wind gusts.
Work is underway to restore power supply.
In Dnipropetrovsk region, a storm damaged a low-pressure onshore gas distribution pipeline, leaving residential customers without gas supply. There are no gas leaks. Repairs are underway.
The power generating facilities are operating normally. The coal and fuel oil stocks are sufficient for the uninterrupted operation of the plants. The amount of electricity generated is sufficient to fully meet the needs of consumers and industry.
One TPP unit was out of service for short-term repairs. It has now been put on standby.
Situation in the frontline areas
In Donetsk region, a power line and a substation were knocked out by shelling, which left one of the coal mines without electricity. At the time of the outage, 28 people were underground. All of them were brought to the surface.
In Kharkiv region, power engineers restored electricity to more than 1,600 consumers.
In Chernihiv region, 18 settlements were completely and partially cut off from power due to hostile shelling.
Some consumers in Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Sumy, Kharkiv, and Kherson regions remain without electricity due to hostilities.
On 11 and 12 November, electricity exports to Moldova, Slovakia and Romania totalled 8,581 MWh, while imports from Slovakia and Romania amounted to 1,965 MWh.