Presently, one half of housing
and utility enterprises in Ukraine prove not ready for winter. On August 3,
Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk intends to summon a meeting of the
anti-crisis energy staff. The Prime Minister informed on Friday, July 31, in
Kharkiv during an enlarged meeting with heads of regional state administrations
of eastern and southern regions.
He stressed that he had appealed to Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Regional
Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Hennadii
Zubko with a request to lead and coordinate the winter
"All of us should urgently remobilize. To prepare all thermal
power plants, heating companies, to complete all repair activities – everything
should be finalized as soon as possible", urged Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
Apart from that, the Prime Minister considers the situation in the
energy sector a catastrophe. "The energy sector faces slowdown. The
Ministry and relevant state companies prove not ready to provide heat and
electricity to the country."
Arseniy Yatsenyuk informed that on August 3 he would hold an
anti-crisis energy staff meeting to solve the problems.