Over the past day, Russian troops carried out a series of attacks on energy facilities in Ukraine, including shelling the area near one of the thermal power plants and an oil refinery. This was reported by the Ministry of Energy.
Over the past day, Russian troops shelled the area near one of the thermal power plants in Donbas. There were no casualties, the Ministry of Energy reports.
In addition, the shelling damaged equipment at one of the oil refineries.
The Ministry of Energy also reported that a fire broke out at a mine in Donetsk region.
It is noted that power generating facilities are operating normally, and coal and fuel oil reserves in warehouses ensure uninterrupted operation of the stations.
The Ministry of Energy reports that as a result of the fighting in Donetsk region, power was cut off for more than 9,000 consumers, and there is damage to power lines in Kharkiv region. The process of demining the territories of energy facilities continues.
In Chernihiv region, an overhead line was disconnected as a result of shelling, which led to a power outage for more than 200 consumers. In Kherson, power engineers have successfully restored electricity supply to more than 3.6 thousand residents.
The Ministry of Energy notes that over the past day, power companies have managed to restore electricity to more than 27,000 consumers, but some regions, including Donetsk, Kharkiv, Kherson, Zaporizhzhia, Sumy and Chernihiv, remain partially without electricity.
Over the past day, electricity exports to Slovakia, Romania and Moldova amounted to 1,720 MWh, while imports from these countries amounted to 1,176 MWh.