Ukraine turns to emergency energy aid from other countries, citizens are asked to turn off unnecessary appliances
Due to the shortage of capacity in the Ukrainian energy system on 7 December, the Ukrenergo Dispatch Centre applied for emergency assistance from three countries.
Details: Emergency assistance is applied from 11:00 and will last approximately until 19:00.
Assistance to Ukraine is provided by the energy systems of Romania, Poland and Slovakia.
In this regard, Ukrenergo asks Ukrainians to:
- Turn off unnecessary lights;
- Not to turn on several energy-consuming devices at once. For example, a boiler, a washing machine and an iron. Do not turn on the kettle and the microwave at the same time;
- If the air temperature in the room is comfortable, to turn off air conditioners and heaters;
- Pull chargers out of sockets after the gadget has been charged.
Quote: "Consumption exceeds production, the energy system has a shortage of electricity. Emergency aid is an emergency measure to overcome the deficit," Ukrenergo emphasised.