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Power shortage in power system grows due to cold snap – Ukrenergo

KYIV. Jan 25 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Electricity consumption is increasing due to the cold snap, and the shortage of power is growing accordingly, NPC Ukrenergo reported.

According to its daily updates on social media, electricity generation at power plants operating after the missile and drone attacks of Russian invaders cannot fully cover consumption.

"All regional power companies have been provided with consumption limits that are valid during the day," the company said on its Telegram channel on Wednesday.

They once again warned that exceeding the limits leads to emergency power outages.

The company also reported that over the past 24 hours, due to shelling, the energy infrastructure in the front-line areas in the south and east was damaged. Where the military has allowed, repair work continues, the company noted.

"Ukrenergo, electricity producers and regional power companies are constantly working to restore damaged facilities hit by enemy attacks," the system operator emphasized.