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Over 100 consumers left without power due to Russian night attack on Kyiv

Monday, 11 December 2023, 11:31
Over 100 consumers left without power due to Russian night attack on Kyiv
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Over a hundred consumers have been left without power as a result of a missile attack on Kyiv on the night of 10-11 December.

Source: Ukraine’s Ministry of Energy 

Quote: "Inspection of damaged facilities is ongoing," the message reads.

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Details: 120 consumers remain without electricity in Kyiv as a result of the night attack.

In addition, a total of 491 settlements remain without electricity in Ukraine for various reasons, the ministry says. These are, in particular, hostilities, technical reasons and extreme weather.

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

140 settlements (22,600 consumers) lost electricity as a result of unfavourable weather conditions. In the morning, the electricity was restored for 21,700 consumers, while 3,800 customers are still disconnected.

Donetsk Oblast

Electricity was restored for 10 settlements (12,200 consumers), previously cut off due to hostilities, over the course of the past 24 hours. Two settlements with 11,900 consumers were disconnected because of the attacks. 113 settlements with 121,200 metering points  remain without electricity supply.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast

28 settlements (3,400 customers) are without electricity due to technical reasons. Three settlements with 144 customers have been connected to supply, while 63 settlements (about 26, 000 consumers) remain without electricity due to hostilities.

Kirovohrad Oblast

Electricity was cut off in seven settlements (almost 700 consumers) due to extreme weather. 

Mykolaiv Oblast

As a result of technical reasons and hostilities, 123 consumers were cut off.

Odesa Oblast

A total of 1,900 metering points are without electricity due to technical reasons.

Sumy Oblast

A gas supply pipeline was damaged in one of the districts bordering Russia during Russian attacks. There are power outages.

Ternopil Oblast

Electricity was cut off in 16 settlements (5,700 consumers) due to technical reasons.

Kharkiv Oblast

The electricity supply was restored to 44 consumers over the course of the day. An inspection of networks damaged as a result of new attacks is currently underway in four to five hromadas of the region [a hromada is an administrative unit designating a town, village or several villages and their adjacent territories – ed.].

The distribution steel underground gas pipeline was damaged as a result of hostilities. More than a thousand customers are without gas supply.

Kherson Oblast

The electricity was restored for 139 consumers, previously cut off due to hostilities, in Kherson, and about 5,000 consumers were disconnected. 47 settlements (more than 26,000 metering points) remain without electricity in the region.

Chernihiv Oblast

As a result of hostilities, 12 settlements (1,300 consumers ) are without electricity in the region.

At the same time, the electricity supply restriction is not applicable in any of the regions. The introduction of outage schedules for household consumers is not expected.

"The situation in the power system is stable and under control. The use of scheduled shutdowns for household consumers is not foreseen," the Ministry of Energy emphasises.

Updated.

Energy workers restored the power supply to Darnytskyi District of the capital after the night missile attack, DTEK Energo reported.

"Last night, the Russian occupiers attacked the capital with missiles again. Electricity grid facilities were damaged, leaving 120 private homes in Darnytskyi District without electricity.

Immediately after the all-clear, our energy workers went to the scene and began their repair work after receiving permission from Ukraine's State Emergency Service. As of 11:46, we have restored power to all homes cut off due to the attack. [We're] grateful to the Air Defence Forces for the excellent work!" the company reported.

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