The Cabinet for another month extended emergency measures in the energy sector of Ukraine. The decision of the government adopted at the meeting on 12 April.
“It’s about temporary measures on the electricity market. The decision was made”, – said Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman.
Emergency measures in the energy sector were extended until may 16, 2017.
We will remind, state of emergency in the energy sector of Ukraine introduced from 17 February. On such measures the government took over coal blockade of Donbass, which caused a shortage of coal, anthracite, is required by many TES in the country.
The state of emergency allows to manage the country’s power in manual mode, and if necessary to turn off the light and enter for enterprises in terms of energy consumption. In February, Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman promised that the rolling blackouts are possible only in the case that blockade of Donbass will last.
A state of emergency in the energy sector, according to the law introduced, for a month, then maybe problematics for the same period. On March 16 the Cabinet has extended the action mode.