In Moldova, they decided to introduce an “alarm mode” in the energy sector due to the situation on the gas market, said Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Infrastructure of the Republic Andrei Spinu.
“This is necessary so that we are ready for any situation. This regime is needed so that state institutions can take measures to protect citizens and ensure the country’s energy security, “RIA Novosti quotes the minister.
On October 1, Gazprom extended the fuel supply agreement with Moldova for a month. At the same time, the price rose to $ 790 per 1000 cubic meters. m with an average annual purchase price of $ 200. It was noted that this was done on the last day of September, when the contract was already expiring. At the same time, negotiations on the conclusion of a long-term contract continue.
On October 6, the Moldovagaz company reported that gas consumption in the country temporarily exceeds the supply from Russia and asked consumers to reduce gas consumption, noting that due to the increase in consumption, problems with electricity may arise.