Air conditioner usage in summer season could strain Ukraine’s energy grid

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In Ukraine, there is a shortage of electricity
In Ukraine, there is a shortage of electricity

“There is currently a certain resource deficit in the power system, but this does not mean power cuts to consumers,” he said.

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“Ukrenergo now has a toolkit to prevent such extreme measures as turning off industrial or household consumers. We have temporarily limited exports to Europe to guarantee Ukrainian consumers a sufficient amount of electricity.”

Ukrenergo will also be able to cover the additional load from air conditioners that Ukrainians turn on during hot weather, said Kudrytskyi.

Earlier, Ukrenergo urged Ukrainians to use electricity wisely after 7 p.m.

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