The defense say they are ready for the winter

The power grid state company Ukrenergo is technically ready for the autumn-winter period 2017-2018. This was reported in the Facebook head of the company Vsevolod Kovalchuk.

“All activities were performed in full. Repair campaign completed for all thermal units, but they are on schedule. No problems from a technical point of view in the power system equipment in transmission networks and generation, is not expected“, – said Kovalchuk.

He stressed that the problems with the passage of the autumn-winter period is not expected to be subject to the schedules of accumulation in warehouses of thermal coal of anthracitic group.

According to the energy Ministry, as of 10 September in warehouses TPP was accumulated about 1.5 million tons of coal at the required rate of 2.6 million tonnes.

As stated by Vice Prime Minister-Minister Vladimir Kistion, Ukraine needs to accumulate by mid-October of 1.8 million tons of anthracite and about 2.2 million tonnes of coal gas brands.

Recall also that the Baltic States decided to refuse from Russian energy dependence.