Russian War Against Ukraine: Energy Dimension (Status as of May 5)

DiXi Group has prepared its next alert on the energy dimension of the Russian war against Ukraine.

  • The enemy continued to strike at Ukraine’s energy infrastructure facilities. Almost 680,000 consumers did not have access to electricity supply, over 230,000 consumers did not have gas supply.
  • The monitoring system at the Chornobyl NPP was fully restored, and the remote data transmission to the IAEA, which was absent for two months, has been almost completely restored.
  • The Zaporizhzhia TPP (city of Energodar) was stopped due to the lack of coal; due to the Russian occupation, it is impossible to organise fuel supplies. District heating, power, and water supply in the city were transferred from ZTPP to the Zaporizhzhia NPP.
  • Ukraine calls on the EU not to delay the embargo on Russian energy, in particular on oil under the sixth sanctions package. According to the member of the Yermak-McFaul group Andrii Pyshnyi, who referred to calculations of Naftogaz, Germany, Austria, and Hungary could refuse from using Russian gas, as the negative effect on economies would be less than in the first year of the coronavirus pandemic.

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