Ukrenergo delays power outages in Ukraine on June 12

Ukrenergo changed the shutdown schedules for June 12
Ukrenergo changed the shutdown schedules for June 12

Ukrainian power company DTEK reported on Telegram a two-hour delay for planned stabilization power outages on June 12.

"Ukrenergo (the national grid operator) reports an improved situation in the energy system," the statement said.

"Today's rolling blackouts will now begin at 5:00 p.m., running until 11:00 p.m. EET. If there are any changes, we will inform you promptly."

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Ukrenergo earlier announced that hourly power outage schedules would be in effect across Ukraine from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on June 12.

Emergency power outages have been implemented in Kyiv since May 4 due to exceeding consumption limits. Throughout the day, the capital experienced three two-hour power outages.

Kyiv has faced the most difficult situation with electricity supply in recent days, Yasno energy company CEO Serhiy Kovalenko explained on June 4.

The Trypillia TPP in Kyiv Oblast was destroyed in an April 11 Russian attack, resulting in a 100% loss of Centrenergo’s generation.

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DniproHES lost both power plants in March 2024. The dam survived, but the equipment was destroyed, and the restoration of the Dnipro HPP will take years.

The TPP-5 in Kharkiv was destroyed. Its restoration is equivalent to building a new plant, which will also take years.

Kharkiv Oblast’s Zmiivska TPP (Centrenergo) was destroyed.

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DTEK Group reported an 80% loss in generation.

All units of the Burshtyn and Ladyzhyn TPPs were damaged.

A gas storage facility in western Ukraine also suffered damage.

Two HPPs were decommissioned as of May 9.

Controlled emergency power outages were introduced in all of Ukraine’s oblasts from May 14.

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