Last year in some areas, unscheduled power cut by an average of more than 20 hours

В прошлом году в ряде областей внепланово отключали свет в среднем более чем на 20 часов

In the past year in a number of areas, unscheduled power outages lasted on average more than 20 hours. This was reported by the press service of the National Commission, carrying out state regulation in spheres of power and utilities (NKREKU), reports.

According NKREKU, in particular, JSC “DTEK Donetsk electric networks” staged unplanned disconnection of supply of electricity to consumers with a duration of 1605 minutes (over 26 hours), JSC “Odessaoblenergo” – 1221 minutes (over 20 hours), LLC “Luhansk energy Association” – 1337 (over 22 hours), and OOO “The electric network” – 2358 minutes (over 39 hours).

At the same time, the regulator noted that the interruption of power supply in Ukraine, 2.8 times longer than in the countries of the European Union. If the average duration of interruptions in electricity supply last year in Ukraine amounted to 455 (planned) and 696 minutes (unplanned shutdown), in EU countries this indicator is 160 and 102 respectively.

Recall that in late March in the Donbass more than 3 million people may remain without water, as there was a threat of disconnection of the filtration and pumping stations of CE “Company Donbass Water” from power supply from-for debts of the company.