Due to the heatwave, coal reserves in the warehouses of thermal power plants have decreased by almost 10 %, that could result in an emergency situation in the power system of Ukraine. This was warned by the press service of “Ukrenergo” on the website.
As noted, the threatening situation with the balance of production and consumption of electricity in the power system has developed in the last two weeks, when Ukraine recorded record figures for air temperature. At the same time, the peak of power consumption amounted to 17,935 MW, the press service of the company noted.
“With a further increase in temperature, the tendency of the output of TPP units to be an emergency repair and the lack of fuel at thermal power plants in the power system, an emergency situation will happen,” the company stressed.