Russian War Against Ukraine: Energy Dimension (Status as of May 16)
DiXi Group has prepared its next alert on the energy dimension of the Russian war against Ukraine.
- App. 686,000 consumers all over Ukraine did not have electricity supply, and 216,500 consumers remained without gas supply.
- According to Energoatom, along the entire perimeter of the Zaporizhzhia NPP, the occupiers dug trenches, placed sandbags, concrete blocks and other engineering barriers, as well as forbade employees to bring phones at work. In Energodar, there is a significant decrease in the number of Russian armed personnel.
- According to the details provided by the CEO of Naftogaz Yurii Vitrenko and the General Director of GTSOU Serhii Makogon, gas transit through the Sokhranivka interconnection point was stopped due to the unauthorised withdrawal of gas by the occupiers, which they used to supply the Luhansk TPP and other industrial facilities (in particular, Alchevsk Metallurgical Complex and Stakhanov Ferroalloy Plant).
- GTSOU General Director Serhii Makogon informed that the Ukrainian gas system capacity allows importing gas from LNG terminals in Lithuania, Poland, Croatia, and Greece. The total volume of firm import capacity is 54 mcm/day: 42 mcm/day from Slovakia, 8 mcm/day from Hungary, and 4 mcm/day from Poland.