Ukrenergo imposes emergency power cuts throughout Ukraine on June 3

Power outage
Power outage

Electricity consumption restrictions will be applied throughout Ukraine on June 3, Ukrenergo reported.

The restrictions will apply from midnight and throughout the day. Power supply of critical infrastructure will not be limited, the company said.

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Emergency power outages were being introduced throughout Ukraine on June 2, except for Volyn, Zakarpattya, and Lviv oblasts, due to the difficult situation in the grid, Ukrenergo reported earlier.DTEK (Ukraine's largest private energy operator) later notified of lifting emergency power restrictions on June 2.

Deficit in the power system and rotating blackouts in Ukraine

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Russia has carried out five missile and drone attacks on Ukraine's power system since March 22. Due to the damage, Ukrainian power plants cannot produce as much electricity as before the attacks, Ukrenergo said.

Controlled emergency blackouts were introduced in all regions of Ukraine on May 14 due to a significant electricity shortage.

All major thermal and hydroelectric power plants in Ukraine were damaged by Russian strikes Ukrenergo reported on May 20.

The company urged consumers to shift the use of powerful electrical appliances to daytime hours, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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