The government proposed to introduce a state of emergency in the energy sector

The solution to the state of emergency in the energy sector may be submitted for consideration by the government in the coming hours.

This was announced by the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Igor Nasalik during the meeting of Crisis energy headquarters, UNIAN reports.

It is noted that the Cabinet meeting scheduled for tomorrow, February 14.

“We have prepared a decree on the temporary introduction of emergency measures in the electricity market, and we will soon add them to the government”, – he stressed.

The Minister also noted that if not now take the necessary measures, in two weeks Ukraine will face the problem of inability to cover peak loads of the power system.

We will remind, today, February 13, during a meeting of the Crisis energy staff has considered the feasibility of introducing in the Ukrainian energy sector emergency. The reason – reduction of the reserves of coal, supplies of which from the occupied Donbass block activists.