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on April 2, 2024 in World News

Russian Air Raids Are Disrupting Ukraine’s Energy Grid – Repairs May Take a Year and a Half

by Paul Serran The latest round of Russian air raids have brought Ukraine’s energy grid to the brink, with officials admitting, and then denying, the severity of the problem. The head of DTEK, Ukraine’s largest private energy firm, said that five of its six plants had been damaged or destroyed. 80% of the company’s generating capacity is lost, and repairs could take up as much as an year and a half! Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Russia was carrying out ‘vile strikes’ to ‘bleed’ the Ukrainian energy systems. DTEK supplies about a quarter of the country’s energy, and has...

by Paul Serran The latest round of Russian air raids have brought Ukraine’s energy grid to the brink, with officials admitting, and then denying, the severity of the problem. The head of DTEK, Ukraine’s largest private energy firm, said...

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