The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has extended the state of emergency in the energy sector for another month.
The decision of the government adopted at the meeting on 14 June.
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, and then may be renewed for the same term. 16 March, 12 April and 11 may, the Cabinet has extended the action mode.