Warning Issued of Possible Short-Term Power Outages in Zhytomyr Region
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Repair work might lead to short-term power outages in the Zhytomyr region, which is north of Ukraine, Energy Minister German Galushchenko warned Thursday.

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Mr Galushchenko said that energy generation in Ukraine was more than enough to provide electricity to consumers throughout the country.

"At the same time, repairs are underway at the grid infrastructure facilities affected by the latest massive shelling. There may be short power outages in the Zhytomyr region," the minister added.

According to official data by Ukraine’s Ministry of Energy, power supply was restored to about 4,000 customers in the Donetsk region and about 1,000 customers in the Kharkiv region over the past day.

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Russia started targeting Ukrainian power plants and other energy infrastructure with missiles in October 2022, which led to widespread rolling blackouts.

In the latest attack on March 9, three DTEK thermal power plants and several electrical substations of Ukrenerho, Ukraine’s state energy operator, were damaged.

Since February, however, there has been no electricity shortage in Ukraine due to a combination of factors, including the load of all nuclear power plants, warm weather, flooding on the Dnipro River, and imports from Europe.