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  • Situation in power system: 15 settlements in Zaporizhzhia and Donetsk regions cut off from electricity supply as a result of shelling
    Ministry of Energy of Ukraine, posted 19 May 2023 11:15

    At night, the enemy launched another massive missile and drone strike across the country. The energy infrastructure has been damaged. In particular, in the Lviv region, 1 settlement was partially cut off from power supply due to the fall of the wreckage of an attack UAV.

    Terror continues in the frontline and border areas with russia. In Zaporizhzhya region, 8 settlements were cut off from electricity supply as a result of shelling, leaving 4,700 consumers without power. In Donetsk Oblast, 7 settlements were disconnected from power supply due to shelling, leaving 10,200 consumers without electricity. There are also power cuts in Mykolaiv and Dnipro regions due to shelling.

    In Kharkiv region, a power engineering team came under fire while carrying out work. There were no casualties. 

    As a result of previous shelling, some consumers in Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Sumy, Kharkiv, Kherson, and Chernihiv regions are without power.

    In Kyiv region, more than 20,000 consumers were disconnected due to technological disruptions, the vast majority of them have been reconnected.

    In total, power companies managed to restore power to 30,400 consumers over the day, including those in the frontline regions.

    The interstate power transmission line with Hungary, which was cut off yesterday, has also been restored. The damage was found on the territory of Hungary, and Hungarian power engineers repaired the damage. 

    Exports to Moldova range from 11 to 129 MW and to Poland from 95 to 195 MW. It takes place at a time of reduced domestic electricity consumption.

    No imports are planned for the current day.

    A repair campaign is underway to prepare for the new heating season.

    Both generation facilities and grid infrastructure are being repaired as planned.

    No restrictions are applied to household consumers. The energy system is operating stably.

    Regarding the situation in the gas sector, natural gas reserves in the storage facilities are sufficient, amounting to more than 9.2 billion cubic metres. Over 50 million cubic metres of natural gas were produced per day.