The Russian attack on a power supply facility in kyiv on Saturday morning has endangered the supply in the capital and its region, which could be subject to emergency cuts, as reported by the Ukrainian national energy company, Ukrainian.
“Today, the enemy carried out another barbaric attack on critical infrastructure. As a result, the installation of energy infrastructure in the kyiv region suffered severe destruction,” the company reported, according to the Ukrainian agency Ukrinform.
This source notes that the company’s specialists are working to “restore the reliability of power supply to kyiv and the central region”.
Ukrenergo has urged the population to consume electricity in moderation, especially from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., not to use energy-consuming electrical appliances, turn off unnecessary lighting, and postpone laundry to evening hours.
“Such measures give our specialists the opportunity to stabilize the situation as quickly as possible and carry out the necessary restoration work,” the company emphasized.
The announcement of possible power outages follows at least two rocket attacks recorded this morning that caused no casualties, according to Ukrinform.