Ukraine requested emergency assistance from Slovakia due to power shortage

Ukraine has turned to Slovakia with an urgent request for the supply of electricity against the background of the threat of interruption of power supply to some consumers in the country, the press service of Ukrenergo reported.

“Today, November 11, from 16:00 (17:00 Moscow time), the dispatch center” Ukrenergo “to ensure operational safety in order to avoid shutting down consumers of the” Burshtynskaya TPP “island, requested emergency assistance from the power system of Slovakia in the amount of 100 MW,” it says in a post posted on Facebook by the Ukrainian company.

An emergency shutdown of two units of the Burshtyn thermal power plant is indicated as the reason for the appeal. It is located near the city of Burshtyn, Ivano-Frankivsk region, at the intersection of power lines connecting Ukraine with Hungary, Romania and Slovakia.

Ukraine also retains the volume of electricity imports from Belarus for the fourth day in a row. On November 1, in the unified energy system of Ukraine, electricity prices for businesses increased by 27.7%.



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