Situation in the power system as of 29 December: no electricity shortage in the system, shelling damaged a thermal power plant in Donetsk region
GENERATION AND CONSUMPTION
No electricity deficit has been recorded in the power system and is not expected for the current day. Commercial electricity imports are also planned.
One unit and one building of TPPs have been put under emergency short-term repair.
There are 5 TPP units in reserve that can be switched on if necessary. The power system is balanced. The situation is under control. No blackout schedules are applied.
CONSEQUENCES OF SHELLING
Repeated shelling over the last day caused significant damage to high-voltage lines and equipment at TPPs in Donetsk region. In particular, shrapnel damaged power units and shut down their operations. There were no casualties. A 110 kV overhead line in Kharkiv region was de-energised as a result of hostilities.
During the day, two overhead powerlines (OHL) 750 kV and 330 kV of NPC Ukrenergo in Kyiv region were out of service. The lines are now back in operation. In addition, OHL-330 kV in Dnipropetrovsk region was de-energised due to a violation of the work schedule by the contractor.
SITUATION AT ZNPP
The water level in the cooling pond remains stable at 15.64 metres. This is sufficient to meet the plant's needs.
Electricity imports for the current day amounted to 14,678 MWh. No exports are planned.