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Electricity supply in the Kiev region has been partially restored, but there are emergency shutdowns

In the Kiev region, power technicians have partially resumed electricity supplies after yesterday’s attack, but emergency restrictions are in place in the region.

According to Ukrinform, DTEK Kyiv Regional Electric Grids announced this in Facebook.

“DTEK energy technicians, along with all rescue services, continue to eliminate the consequences of attacks on energy facilities inflicted by Russia on November 23. The situation remains difficult, but manageable,” the statement said.

So, as of the morning of November 24, power has already been resumed for 30% of consumers in the region. First of all renewedelectricity supply on critical infrastructure, including water supply and hospitals.

Power engineers continue to work on supplying electricity to the entire region.

Also at night, DTEK specialists turned on all power supplies that supply voltage to the right bank of the Kiev region.

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As of the afternoon of November 24, power technicians are continuing to repair the lines of the DTEK Kiev regional power grids, which were damaged by adverse weather conditions on November 23.

In particular, 97 teams of power engineers are working to restore power to some household customers who have been without electricity since yesterday.

“At the same time, under the direction of the system operator NPC Ukrenergo, emergency power restrictions have now been applied in the Kiev region. Therefore, some consumers are now temporarily without power supply, in accordance with the needs of the electricity system. For these consumers, power will be resumed after the situation in the power system has stabilized, according to the instructions of the Ukrenergo dispatcher, as well as after completion of repairs to lines damaged by bad weather. About 70% of the residents of the Kiev region are now without power,” the message reads.

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The situation in the energy system after another Russian missile strike is extremely difficult. Energy engineers are doing everything possible around the clock so that people have light as soon as possible. DTEK asks all customers to be as responsible as possible with electricity consumption in order to help the energy system.

As reported, on November 23, the Russian Federation launched a massive missile strike against a number of regions of Ukraine, especially on energy infrastructure.

On November 23, NPC Ukrenergo announced that emergency shutdowns were taking place in all regions of Ukraine.

Subsequently, the head of the Kiev Regional Military Administration, Oleksiy Kuleba, said that there was no electricity supply in the region due to a massive enemy missile attack.

By Peter Kavinsky

Peter Kavinsky is the Executive Editor at cablefreetv.org