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  • Situation in energy system as of 21 May
    Ministry of Energy of Ukraine, posted 21 May 2024 10:15

    Due to the shortage of electricity after the russian attacks, restrictions are in effect for consumers throughout the day


    Yesterday, the needs of consumers were covered by domestic generation, commercial imports and emergency assistance from Romania, Slovakia and Poland. Today, at night and in the morning, at Ukraine's request, emergency electricity supplies from Romania, Slovakia and Poland have been carried out.

    From 18:00 last night until 7:00 today, restrictions were imposed on industrial and household consumers in all regions. The reason is a shortage of electricity in the power grid following russian attacks. Blackouts for industry and households will also be in place from 8:00 a.m. to 24:00 p.m. today.


    To reduce the duration of outages, the Ministry of Energy appeals to consumers to consume electricity in an economical and responsible manner. This is important for balancing the power system and stabilising energy supply.

    It is especially important to reduce the use of energy-intensive appliances during peak hours (especially in the evening from 17:00 to 22:00).

    Industrial consumers are asked to use imports to the maximum extent possible to ensure that outages are avoided and to strengthen the resilience of the power system.


    In Poltava region, an overhead power line of a regional power company was briefly disconnected. As a result, substations and consumers connected to them in Poltava and Kharkiv regions lost power. All consumers have been reconnected.

    In Kharkiv region, a high-voltage overhead line was disconnected for technological reasons. The line is now back into operation.


    The water level in the cooling pond has slightly decreased to 15.30 metres. This is sufficient to meet the plant's needs.


    For the current day, electricity imports are forecast at 18,242 MWh. No exports are expected.